Priya Linson, Programs Committee Chair,Boston Director, Stand for Children
OneWorld Classrooms Board Member Priya Linson
Born and raised in the Midwest, Priya
has spent the past 10 years working with schools and organizations that focus on improving educational outcomes for urban students.
After receiving her degree in Child Development from Tufts University and an Master of Arts in Education from Columbia University's Teachers College, Priya spent three years teaching at The Bronx Guild, a Big Picture Learning school in the South Bronx, one of the nation's most underserved communities.
She went on to serve as the school leader for South Hills Academy, run through Communities In Schools of Pittsburgh-Allegheny County, while receiving her Master of Public Management from Carnegie Mellon University's Heinz College of Public Policy & Management.
Priya returned to Massachusetts to serve as the Greater Boston Area Program Director for Education Pioneers, and was part of an instrumental period of growth where the Boston programs nearly doubled in size, increasing the capacity of Boston's top education organizations.
Currently, Priya serves as the Boston Director for Stand for Children, a national non-profit that brings together parents, teachers, and community members to serve as the voice of children on education reform issues.
currently lives in Natick, MA with her
husband and son.