Emily has spent the last 15 years serving students and teachers in South Louisiana. Prior to her two years as the Director of MSA West, a national magnet school of excellence in Iberville parish, Emily served as the Director of Teaching and Learning for Teach For America South Louisiana for three years and nine years as an instructional leader and administrator in East Baton Rouge. While working at Children’s Charter School, Emily established the school’s first K-5 science department and worked with instructional staff to help 98% of their students meet or exceed their individual growth goals in Science.
Emily has been a tiger all of her adult life! She attended the University of Missouri where she graduated cum laude with a BA in Political Science and English Literature and earned a Master’s in Educational Leadership from LSU.
She is married with two amazing young sons who don’t believe in sleeping in.