Our Staff

The teachers and staff at the Phoenix Network of Schools skillfully differentiates curriculum, emphasizes a college-going culture, and pushes students’ thinking both about the academics at hand and about their own capacity for high achievement.

Blaine Yesselman

Phoenix Lawrence

Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Blaine Yesselman worked for ten years as a teacher, teacher-leader and principal intern in New York City and Cambridge public schools before joining the Phoenix Lawrence team as DCI in 2014. Born and raised in Cambridge and a graduate of Syracuse University and the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Blaine believes in the unlimited potential of the students she serves and is passionate about rigorous, thought provoking and meaningful teaching and learning. Outside of school, you can find Blaine having fun with running, yoga, cooking, family, friends and adventure.

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