Emily Parks

Part-Time Instructor

Emily Parks is currently the Assistant Superintendent of the Westwood Public Schools. She has more than 20 years of experience in education as a classroom teacher, assistant principal, principal, and central office administrator.

Emily is an instructor in the Leadership Licensure Program at the Massachusetts Secondary School Administrators Association (MSSAA), working with aspiring principals around instructional leadership. She co-leads the New Principal Institute for Teachers 21, a non-profit dedicated to improving the professional practice of PreK-12 educators. Through her work at Teachers 21, she consults with schools and districts on school leadership, school culture, program evaluation, supervision and evaluation, classroom management, and curriculum design.

In addition to her work at BU, Emily has instructed undergraduate and graduate students in the MIT/Wellesley STEP program and at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of MASCD.

Ed.M. in Administration, Planning & Social Policy, Harvard University, 1999
A.B. in Psychology, Harvard College, 1993

SED CT-534 Practical Classroom Management
SED CT575 General Methods of Instruction, 5-12

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