Marlene A. Guy is the Director of an Upward Bound Program in Washington, D.C. Prior to Directing Upward Bound, she was the National Field Services Coordinator for the College Board's Equity 2000 program.
was responsible for the development and delivery of EQUITY 2000's
professional development workshops and providing individualized or district specific technical assistance to sites as needed to help them implement and institutionalize the EQUITY 2000 program.
has a significant history in education and school reform.
She is a former elementary school administrator, special education administrator, and charter school director.
successfully implemented the Balanced Curriculum in her
is the recipient of the Patrick Daly Award for Excellence in Education (Yale University), was featured twice on the John Merrow Report (PBS), and invited to participate in the Carnegie Corporation Task Force on Learning
in the Primary Grades.
Schools under her
direction have been recognized in several publications including: National Association of Elementary Principals'
Urban Network:Profiles of Schools in Progress, Principals Magazine
, Congressional Quarterly, and the Education Monitor.
As a school reform facilitator, Ms. Guy has served as Principal in Residence at the Yale Child Study Center and Peer Coach of Principals in Dayton, Ohio.
She is a trained instructor in Assisting Change in Education (an ASCD program), Action Research, and the Comer School Development Model.
has spoken to many school districts on various reform topics.
presentations include: Using Data to Drive School Reform; What Do We Mean By Parental Involvement; The Process of Change; and Curriculum Alignment.
She is on National Faculty of the Yale University Child Development Center.
One of Ms. Guy's
passions is working closely with schools as they improve their instructional program, parental involvement, and school climate.