Lincoln Lynch III, Ed.D.
Dr. Lincoln Lynch III (Linc) is the Program Director for the Teachers21/Boston College/Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents (MASS) doctoral program for Aspiring Superintendents (PSAP/LLPS). Dr. Lynch is a seasoned administrator specializing in the disciplines of School Finance and Operations; Human Resources; and Strategic Planning.
Dr. Lynch is serving a 12th year as Superintendent of the Walpole Public Schools. Walpole, Massachusetts, is a suburban community south of Boston, with 8 schools, approximately 4,200 students, 600 employees, and a $60 million budget. He serves as Financial Advisor for MASS. Previously leadership positions include: Assistant to Superintendent for Mansfield, Northboro/Southboro, and Auburn.
Linc matriculated at Boston College earning a Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, a Doctorate in Educational Leadership, and a undergraduate degree in Administration from Bryant University.
A few highlights of his superintendency include: assembling an outstanding and stable leadership team, orchestrating a successful operating Override, installing a Digital Learning Department, bolstering academic, social/emotional and fine arts resources, and facilitating a vibrant Strategic Planning process.
In 2018, he received the MASS President's Award for contributions to education. He has been president of Tri-county and "Just 12" roundtables, president of Massachusetts Association of School Business Officials (MASBO), Chairman of Bicounty Education Collaborative (BICO) and member of The Education Cooperative (TEC) Board of Directors. Dr. Lynch facilitated the creation of Five Year Strategic Plan for both BICO and TEC.
André R Ravenelle
André R Ravenelle begins a new role as Director of Teachers21 this October. He has completed his 13th year as Superintendent of the Fitchburg Public Schools, but has been an innovative educator for closer to three decades. His eclectic teaching and educational leadership background includes almost a decade of historical interpretation and craftsmanship at Old Sturbridge Village, teaching French, Spanish and art at Roxbury’s Mission High School, assistant principal of Chelsea High School, and administration of Barnstable and Lexington Public Schools. In the spring of 2006 he was chosen as one of 13 Massachusetts education administrators for a two week educational exchange in China. He holds a B.A. from Assumption College, Masters in Theology from Weston School of Theology, and a Masters in Education from Boston College. Professionally, Andre was president of the Mass Association of School Superintendents in 2015, recipient of the 2016 MassInsight Partners in Excellence Award, serves on numerous education-related boards and collaboratives including the Governor’s After School and Out of School Coordinating Council; Fitchburg State University Professional Development Center; Fitchburg Art Museum; Co-chair of WGEE Working Group on Educational Excellence, FLLAC Collaborative; the Worcester County Superintendent’s Association; a member of the Harvard Roundtable and ASCD; and Co-Chair of the Health Coalition of Central Massachusetts. He was the 2014 recipient of the Fitchburg State University President’s Award; and the 2016 AASA Superintendent of the Year. He is married with two children, ages 25 and 28, and enjoys “hiking, landscaping, pastel painting, and travel.”
Hannah Marton is a full time high school mathematics teacher at Wayland High School, where she also coaches a very successful math team. She has presented at the Wayland Mathematics Institute. Prior to teaching in Wayland she taught for six years in Martha’s Vineyard. During the past two decades she has taught courses ranging from foundations of Prealgebra to AP Calculus. She is an adjunct instructor at Lesley University where she has taught Geometry, Probability, Numbers and Operations, Algebra 1 and 2, and Number Theory. She developed several online courses for the program. Hannah serves as a cooperating teacher for student teachers, enjoying the collaboration of providing a foundation for a new generation of teachers. She earned her Master's of Science in Mathematics at Eotvos Lorand University of Budapest before immigrating to the United States. Her thesis on the comparison of the Hungarian and American ways of teaching mathematics reflects her own teaching style and is a combination of the best elements of the two traditions.
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