Beth Graham

Beth Graham
Program (What area of CES): 
Educator Evaluation

Beth I. Graham is the director of the New Teachers Collaborative, a year-long apprenticeship model of teacher preparation, and is a national facilitator and member of the Board of Directors for the School Reform Initiative, an organization of teachers and school leaders fiercely committed to transforming teaching and learning.

An arts educator, Beth holds degrees from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell and Harvard University Graduate School of Education. She has taught every level, K-12, as well as undergraduate and graduate courses. Beth has served as principal within a restructured urban high school, and for a public charter school; as director of fine and performing arts programs; and as K-12 director of curriculum, instruction, and professional development.

Beth works nationally and throughout the Commonwealth on projects that support collaboration and facilitative leadership. A member of a long-standing Critical Friends Group, Beth became a CFG coach in 1997, and has worked with hundreds of teachers and school leaders across the country to improve their practice through inquiry, reflective discourse, and professional community.

Beth is deeply committed to supporting adult learning in schools: she is humbled by the experience and expertise teachers bring to their practice, and believes in the power of adult collaboration to make schools better places for all students.