Lesley joins the Park School Board with over 20 years of education experience both in the classroom as a teacher and an administrator for the City of Boston. She is currently the Principal of the John Pierce School, a K-8, public elementary school in Brookline Village with 900 students. Prior to that role, Lesley was Brookline’s Senior Director of Teaching and Learning, where she oversaw the K-8 curriculum in literacy, math, social studies, science and world languages. Lesley has also served as Director of Teacher Development and Advancement for the Boston Public Schools and spent 11 years as a Kindergarten and Grade I teacher. Lesley earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education at Boston University and her MA from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Lesley is the parent of Laila (Grade I).