Kendwy Valdez PSi Cohort6

Good News Update: Kendwy Valdez I called Kendwy a few months ago to check in. Just an easy question… Me: What’s going on?  Kendwy: Oh my gosh… two positions got posted, and it didn’t cross my mind to go for either. I’ve been working in the dual language...

Carmen: Friend, Colleague, Creative Disruptor

“Caminante no hay camino; se hace el camino al andar.” We both loved those verses from Antonio Machado.  We have traveled and invented so many paths together. I am grateful to have had Carmen in my life for so many years. We called each other sisters from...

From High School Student to Leadership Student: Jossie Mar Bailey (PSi 5, ‘21)

By Linda Nathan, Director, Perrone-Sizer Institute for Creative Leadership at Hale (PSi) When I walk into the Tobin School in Mission Hill, I’m overwhelmed. This is MY school—the place where I founded my first school—Tobin Academic and Performing Arts Middle School....

“Linda Nathan has written a remarkable book. Boston Arts Academy is an urban public high school just across the street from Fenway Park. So I get to see first hand, young people from every neighborhood in the city who greatly benefit from the approaches so clearly...