Chad d’Entremont is the Program Director of the District Capacity Project, as well as the Executive Director of the Rennie Center for Education Research & Policy, a partner organization that manages the DCP. Chad is a member of the MEP Executive Board. For Chad’s full bio visit: http://www.massedpartnership.org/about-mep/board/.
Andrew Bundy currently serves as the Program Co-Director of the District Capacity Project, fostering innovation in Massachusetts public school systems. He is also the co-founder, with Lainy Fersh, of Community Matters, a firm that helps public/private collaborations pursue high-impact strategies to benefit children, youth and families. He is a seasoned facilitator and organizer of strategic planning ventures, public school improvement efforts and learning networks for leaders. In partnership with the Rennie Center for Education Research & Policy, Andrew and Community Matters have been actively planning, facilitating and chronicling K12 labor-management-community collaboration work since 2006.
Tim Fitzgerald is the Program Co-Director of the District Capacity Project. A former Junior High, Senior High and Community College mathteacher, Tim has been a union leader for over 40 years, working with the Massachusetts Community College Council, the Massachusetts Teachers Association, the Maine Education Association and the National Education Association. He has also served as Interim Executive Director of the American Guild of Musical Artists, NEA-Rhode Island and the Massachusetts Teachers Association. Tim has been an IBB trainer and facilitator since 1995 and a Federal Mediation and Conciliation Services arbitrator since 2005. He has an M.A in Mathematics from Boston College and holds an Organization Development Certificate from the National Training Laboratory Institute. Since 2002, Tim has served on the York, ME School Committee and has been its Chair since 2011.
Emily E. Murphy is the Project Manager of the District Capacity Project. Currently a graduate student at Teachers College Columbia where she is pursuing her second master’s degree in Education Policy and Social Analysis, Emily joins the project with a strong background in federal and state education policy and politics. Prior to graduate school, Emily taught middle school special education and was a ski coach for the Special Olympics.