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It takes courage to rebel, to create something new for this moment. How do we, as a new school, keep this at the forefront of everything?

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Emma Mattesky

Design & Innovation Studio Teacher

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BACKGROUND

Emma comes to NEIA with a keen interest in school improvement. She has experience teaching middle and elementary English Language Arts and Gifted Education in public, charter, independent, and international schools. Most recently, Emma was the Director of Innovation at an elementary school in Media, PA where she helped integrate the innovation lab and the innovator’s mindset into the school’s mission, pedagogy, and curriculum. Her interests are organizational change management, innovation in school, innovative school models, transformational leadership, and human-centered design. She is consistently impressed with the courage and dedication of the NEIA students, faculty and staff, and families as they design the new school of their dreams. She is honored to be a part of this community.

EDUCATION

The University of Pennsylvania Executive Program for Social Innovation Design, Stuart Weitzman School of Design; School of Social Policy and Practice

B.A., Cum Laude, in Philosophy and Anthropology from Tulane University

WHAT SHE’D WHISPER IN THE EAR OF HER 15-YEAR-OLD SELF

Hope and empathy are superpowers.

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