Dr. Lori McEwen joined the Blackstone Valley Prep network support team after working as an Assistant Principal at Portsmouth High School. Dr. McEwen has also served as a middle school leader and an educational consultant for Teachers21. She has also conducted a large-scale program evaluation for the Ministry of Education in Canada and research for an international study of high-performing organizations in collaborative effort between Bost
on College and the University of London. Lori holds a B.A. in secondary education and English from Boston College, an M.A. in education administration from UMass/Boston, and a Ph.D. from Boston College. When not working, Lori enjoys running, reading, shopping yard sales and spending time with her husband and their two children.
(2:15) Lori’s Educational Journey
(13:25) Curriculum Design
(16:06) State test scores as the “floor not the ceiling”
(18:54) National model for “intentional diversity”?
(23:07) Charter School Growth Fund relationship
(26:20) If you could have dinner with someone you admire, past or present, who would it be and why? Jon Stewart, Oprah Winfrey, & Diane Ravitch – What a conversation!!
(27:21) BVP in social media
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