Emily Bryan | Resident Fellow, Boston Public Schools
Emily Bryan most recently served as a 6th grade English Language Arts (ELA) and Social Studies teacher at the Joseph Lee K-8 School in Boston, MA. In 2012 she became the founding 6th grade ELA teacher as the Lee transitioned from an elementary to a K-8 school. Recognized as a statewide leader in student growth on the MCAS exam, Emily served as the Instructional Leadership Team facilitator, the middle school ELA facilitator, and on multiple task forces dedicated to improving school culture and curriculum alignment. Prior to teaching at the Joseph Lee School, Emily taught 6th grade ELA at the Clarence R. Edwards Middle School in Boston where she served as a grade-level team leader. Emily began her career in education as a Teaching Fellow with Citizen Schools, serving as a founding member of their nationally recognized flagship Expanded Learning Time partnership. Emily earned her bachelor’s degree at Emerson College and her Master of Education at Lesley University.