In her role as Associate Vice President of Strategy and New Program Design for Bank Street college, Emily collaborates with divisions across the college to spur innovation and create new partnerships that expand Bank Street’s public impact and commitment to equity. Recently new partnerships include early childhood policy and programs, blended in-service professional learning, and alternative pathways to certification. Emily has spent the majority of her career working in urban education management and public school reform, including close to 10 years at the New York City Department of Education. As a Network Leader in New York City, Emily oversaw the leadership, instructional, and operational supports provided to more than 25 schools spanning K-12. She also served in different district-level policy, strategic planning, and management roles overseeing a variety of district reform efforts for the city. Emily has also worked as an instructional coach in early childhood settings. Additionally, Emily served as a school designer supporting curriculum, instruction, and leadership development in NYC Outward Bound Expeditionary Learning schools. Previously, she held different roles in the philanthropy, nonprofit management, and community development sectors. Emily holds an MPA from Columbia University’s School for International & Public Affairs and a BA from Wesleyan University.