Gene Roundtree | Aspiring Principal Fellow, Boston Public Schools
Gene Roundtree has taught biology at Madison Park Technical Vocational High School in Boston for the past ten years. He graduated from Boston University with a B.S. in Communication and as co-captain of the BU Track team. Gene began his career with Boston Public Schools as a paraprofessional at McKinley Middle School. He began teaching at Madison Park. In 2006, Gene was awarded an Earthwatch Fellowship and travelled to Brazil during the summer to work on a study involving the capture and study of bats, wild pigs, and caiman. In 2008, Gene received the John Bryant Conant Fellowship and took a leave of absence from Madison Park to pursue an M.Ed in Education Policy and Management from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. After completing his studies at HGSE, Gene planned the 2009 BPS New Teacher Institute as an Education Pioneers Fellow. When he returned to Madison Park he was co-facilitator of the instructional leadership team. In addition to his teaching duties, Gene worked with staff from Madison Park, Boston Latin School and Tufts University to create the Great Diseases: Biology II curriculum as part of a Science Education Partnership Award Grant from the National Institutes of Health. Gene was a Teach Plus Policy Fellow from 2011-2013 and currently serves on the Boston Foundation’s Teacher Advisory Board. Gene also works as a teacher coach for the Boston Private Industry Council’s Classroom.