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Thaly Germain


Thaly Germain
Executive Director

As Executive Director, Thaly oversees program strategy, development, and implementation for the Lynch Leadership Academy. Most recently, she served as the executive director of aligned staff at New Leaders. More...



Joseph Dolan
Leadership Effectiveness Director

Before joining the Lynch Leadership Academy team in October 2014, Joe Dolan served as the founding principal of the Cambridge High School Extension Program, a non-traditional high school sponsored by the Cambridge Public Schools, for the past ten years. In his time in Cambridge, he was responsible for designing and developing all aspects of the school, which has graduated 300 students since its inception. More...



Jenne Grant
Leadership Effectiveness Director

Jenne’s work is centered on ensuring that principals are able to apply the new knowledge and skills learned in other aspects of the fellowship as they strive to create change and continually improve their schools to raise student achievement. More...



Melissa Martin
Leadership Effectiveness Director

Melissa is responsible for designing and delivering curriculum and providing individualized support to Academy Fellows. This year she will be supporting the cohort of aspiring principals. More...



Bisi Oyedele
Leadership Effectiveness Director

Bisi Oyedele joined the Lynch Leadership Academy in July 2014. As a Leadership Effectiveness Director, he is responsible for designing and delivering curriculum and providing individualized support to Academy Fellows. This year, along with Melissa Martin, Bisi will be supporting the cohort of aspiring principals. More...



Caitlin Yaeger McCorkle
Assistant Director, Operations

Caitlin McCorkle is currently the Assistant Director for Operations at the Lynch Leadership Academy. In this role she collaborates with the executive director on strategy and implementation, oversees operations, technology, and project management, and manages the Academy's financial and human capital systems. Previously she held the role of Program and Administration Specialist at the Academy, where she planned and managed projects and events. More...

Pat McQuillan


Patrick McQuillan
Consulting Faculty

Pat has a Ph.D. in cultural anthropology from Brown University. He teaches secondary and elementary social studies methods courses and also offers seminars on qualitative research and experiential education. More...

Meet the Cohort

Kim Wall

Principal, City on a Hill New Bedford

Adam Stumacher

Aspiring Principal Resident, Henderson K-12 School

Deborah Rooney

Principal, Lyon K-8 School

Claire Rheaume

Aspiring Principal Resident, Eliot K-8 School

Tabitha Redding

Resident Aspiring Principal, Mission Grammar School

Robert Rametti

Principal, Edwards Middle School

Dan Price

Aspiring Principal Fellow, Malden Catholic High School

Deb Opar

K-6 Literacy Coordinator, Prospect Hill Academy

Elise Mostello

Academic Dean, Conservatory Lab Charter School

Sarah McLaughlin

Principal, Frost Elementary School

Jean Larrabee

Principal, West Zone Early Elementary School

Ryan Holmes

Principal, Match Middle School

Elvis Henriquez

Aspiring Principal Resident, Warren/Prescott K-8 School

Kristen Goncalves

Aspiring Principal Resident, J.P. Manning School

Katie Grassa

Principal, Curley K-8 School

Yeshi Gaskin Lamour

Principal, Holmes Elementary School

Jonathan Diamond

Dean of Students, Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter School

Joanna Davis

Lead Teacher, Match Middle School

Carmen Davis

Aspiring Principal Resident, Mozart Elementary School

Nick Cuomo

Aspiring Principal Resident, Pope John Paul II-Neponset

Leldamy Correa

Aspiring Principal Fellow, Lawrence High School

Jason Colombino

Assistant Principal, Collins Middle School

Jamie Brown

Aspiring Principal Resident, South Boston Catholic Academy

Dave Angeramo

Principal, Salem High School

Kristen Ando

Co-Leader for Curriculum and Instruction, Oliver Partnership School

Jonathan Anderson

Principal, Davis Leadership Academy

Natalie Ake

Principal, Ellison/Parks Early Education School

Marlena Afonso

Head of Operations, Bentley Elementary School

Meet the Alumni

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

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

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