Emily Stainer

Guest Blogger

Chief Academic Officer, Match Charter Public School

Boston, Massachusetts

Emily Stainer is the Chief Academic Officer at Match Charter Public School. She joined Match to support school leaders in delivering exceptional student outcomes. Prior to Match, Emily worked at UP Education Network developing programming and instructional coaches for six turnaround schools in Massachusetts. Emily also previously served as the Head of School for Alma del Mar Charter School in New Bedford, MA.

She started her education career at Citizen Schools in 2002 through the National Teaching Fellowship program and then served in a variety of local, regional and national team roles. Emily graduated from Brown University and has a Master’s of Education from Lesley University.


Posted May 13, 2020

COVID-19 Has Been a Masterclass in Family and Student Partnerships

Like many of our charter public school peers, our school deeply values and relies heavily on feedback from our school…

By Emily Stainer

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Posted Dec. 1, 2021

When Charters Grow From Communities, They Can and Do Increase Equity

BES (Build, Excel, Sustain) started its Fellowship program 20 years ago to support school leaders with the preparation and professional development they needed to design,…

By Aasimah Navlakhi

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Posted Dec. 1, 2021

The Gifted and Talented Debates Aren’t About Rigor, They’re About Access

An interesting, complicated, and rather polarizing trend is going around in American education, and it has to do with special admission schools and the designation…

By Zachary Wright 

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Posted Nov. 30, 2021

Principals Must Be Hope Dealers In Schools and Communities

During a recent conversation, Murleen Coakley, principal of Greenfield Union in the Detroit Public Schools Community District, reminded me how much being a great principal…

By Robert Simmons

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