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Meet the Alumni

A Network of School Leaders

The Lynch Leadership Academy is working to build a network of principals and school leaders throughout the city of Boston across the district public, charter, and Catholic school sectors. The first cohort of alumni completed the Lynch Leadership Academy required course of study in June of 2012. Now, as alumni, they have forged relations and support systems to improve the K-12 education climate of the city. The network of Lynch Leadership alumni will continue to grow each year as new cohorts begin and complete the program.

Rudolph Weekes

Rudolph Weekes is the principal of West Roxbury Academy.

Cheryl Watson-Harris

Cheryl Watson-Harris is principal at Maurice J. Tobin K-8 School.

Andrew Tuite

Andrew Tuite is the principal of Jackson Mann K-8 School.

Jeffrey Slater

Jeff Slater is principal at Curley K-8 School.

Sean Shirley-Davidson

Sean Shirley-Davidson is head of middle school at the Neighborhood House Charter School.

Eileen Morales

Eileen Morales is principal at the Joseph P. Tynan Elementary School.

Fred McDowell

Fred McDowell is headmaster of Brighton High School.

Alexander Mathews

Alexander Mathews is principal of the Sarah Greenwood School.

Cynthia Paris Jeffries

Cynthia Paris Jeffries is the principal of the Blackstone Elementary School.

Barish Icin

Barish Icin is executive director of the Pioneer Charter School of Science.

Walter Henderson

Walter Henderson is principal of the Patrick J. Kennedy School.

Monica Haldiman

Monica Haldiman is the principal at Sacred Heart School.

Traci Walker Griffith

Traci Walker Griffith is principal of the Eliot K-8 School.

Mary Driscoll

Mary Driscoll is principal of Edison K-8 School.

Nancy Carr

Nancy Carr is the principal at South Boston Catholic Academy.

Catherine Cameron

Catherine Cameron is the principal at Quincy Catholic Academy.

Thabiti Brown

Thabiti Brown is the principal at Codman Academy Charter Public School.

catherine brandley

Catherine Brandley is the principal at Pope John Paul II Catholic Academy.

Maura Bradley

Maura Bradley is the principal of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Mission Grammar School.

Katherine Allen

Katherine Allen is head of lower school at the Lawrence Family Development Charter School.

Meet the Cohort

Gerald Yung

Principal, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. School

Meghan Welch

Aspiring Principal Fellow, Harvard-Kent Elementary School

Lisa Warshafsky

Aspiring Principal Fellow, Mission Grammar School

Andrew Vega

Aspiring Principal Fellow, Phineas Bates Elementary School

Rochelle Valdez

Aspiring Principal Fellow, Joseph J. Hurley K-8 School

Patrick Tutwiler

Headmaster, Brighton High School

Courtney Smith

Lower School Principal, Boston Collegiate Charter School

Maureen Simmons

Principal, St. Agatha School

Valecia Saunders

Headmaster, McKinley Schools

Gene Roundtree

Aspiring Principal Fellow, Eliot K-8 Innovation School

Adam Renda

Principal, Crocker Elementary School

Sonya Pratt-Masso

Principal, City on a Hill II

Katie Pereira

Dean of Curriculum and Instruction, Excel Academy Orient Heights

Mark Pellegrino

Principal, Gardner High School

Mark O'Connor

Resident Fellow, William W. Henderson Inclusion Elementary School

Sarah Morland

High School Principal, Boston Collegiate Charter School

Eileen McLaughlin

Principal, Mount Alvernia High School

Karen McCarthy

Principal, Curtis Guild Elementary

Michelle Knoebel

Aspiring Principal Fellow, Boston Renaissance Charter Public School

Sara Hosmer

Principal, Martin E. Young School

Jocelyn Goodwin

Assistant Principal, Match Community Day Charter School

John Elder

Dean of Curriculum and Instruction, Phoenix Academy Lawrence

Brett Dickens

Principal, Boston Community Leadership Academy

Stacy Ciprich

Assistant Principal, Lawrence High School

Richard Chang

Principal, Josiah Quincy Upper School

Emily Bryan

Resident Fellow, Warren/Prescott K-8 School

Erin Borthwick

Principal, Wolfgang Mozart Elementary School

Cristin Berry

Principal, City on a Hill I

Stacy Andrade

Assistant Principal, Lawrence Catholic Academy

Meet the Alumni

Megan Webb

Resident Fellow, Orchard Gardens K-8 School

Samantha Varano

Assistant Principal, Thomas A. Edison K-8 School

Marjorie Soto

Principal, Joseph J. Hurley Dual Language School

Mistie Parsons

Head of School, Phoenix Charter Academy

Abidemi Bisi Oyedele

Executive Director, MATCH Charter Public High School

Tom Nunan, Jr.

Principal, Saint Joseph Preparatory High School

Katharine Needham

Assistant Principal, Match Community Day Charter School

Pauline Lugira

Resident Fellow, The Dever/McCormack Middle School

Alex Lisak

Principal, Academy of the Pacific Rim

Deborah Langlois

Principal, Gardner Middle School

Kelly M. Hung

Principal, Phineas Bates Elementary School

Nicole Gittens

Principal, Urban Science Academy

Lisa Gilbert-Smith

Principal, Another Course to College

Jason Gallagher

Principal, Harvard Kent Elementary School

Christine Ann Evans

Principal, Saint Paul School

Aliece M. Dutson

Assistant Principal, Mission Grammar School

Jenna Cramer

Principal, Kilmer K-8 School

Robby Chisholm

Resident Fellow, Mather Elementary School

Stephanie Callahan

Head of Lower School, Salem Academy

Ethan d’Ablemont Burnes

Principal, Manning School

Emily Bozeman

Resident Fellow, The Elliot K-8 School

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