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.

Liz Murray

Network Staff

Chief Academic Officer

Liz brings sixteen years of experience in urban education as a teacher, principal, and system level leader to the role of Chief Academic Officer. Liz is passionate about building school environments with highly engaging learning opportunities and positive culture for all students, teaching and learning, and leadership development. Prior to joining the Phoenix team, Liz taught fifth and sixth grade Humanities in Boston and from 2002-2014, served as a middle school Humanities teacher, middle school principal, and as the K-12 Director of Leadership and Professional Development at Prospect Hill Academy Charter School in Somerville and Cambridge.

Liz is a graduate of Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education, and the Principal Residency Network through the Center for Collaborative Education and Northeastern University.

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