New Beginnings, 2023

I sit in my kitchen in the quiet of the morning and my amaryllis bulb catches my gaze. It is tilting to one side, unable to hold its beautiful blossoms erect. That bending towards the light captures my attention. I realize that I am ready for change.  After ten...

Reflections from Haiti

I recently traveled to Haiti with other Barr Foundation Fellows. I hope you will read my reflections on this amazing experience (though I do admit- they are long!) I look forward to hearing any comments or questions!

From Argentina with rich results

We are home from an unforgettable experience.  Argentina offers you winter in July. I arrived to both a chilly grey climate mostly in the 50s and a very warm response to my book in Spanish.  Yet that is only part of the story. This was my fifth trip to Argentina. ...

Argentina, here we come!

I can’t believe that I am leaving for Argentina tomorrow! I have been working with schools in Argentina since 1998, when educators and other reformers first visited Boston Arts Academy and decided that the idea of transforming schools through the arts might work...