Senior Director of Instructional Coaching, Seton Teaching Fellows
Learning sometimes occurs because someone insists that you recognize the excellence in yourself.
- Rita Pierson
Emily Brooks serves as the senior director of instructional coaching for the Brilla Schools Network. Emily joined the team in 2019 by way of Michigan and Colorado. Before coming to the Bronx, Emily gained six years of experience in schools in underserved communities, working as a classroom teacher, math interventionist, team leader and instructional coach. As a teacher, her students consistently surpassed academic growth goals in language arts and math. As a leader, she drove her team’s achievement in gaining strong content and instructional knowledge, ultimately accelerating student learning across grade levels. Emily has a master of arts degree in curriculum and instruction with a focus on culturally and linguistically diverse education from the University of Colorado Denver, as well as a bachelor of arts degree in elementary education from Michigan State University. In her free time, you will find Emily wandering around New York City, reading, cheering for the Michigan State Spartans (Go Green!), or spending time with her family and friends.
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