Mara Duquette

Mara Duquette

Director, Program Administration

Mara oversees the Inspired Teaching Residency program operations including managing residency partner sites & program stakeholders, recruitment & selection, and government reporting & compliance. Additionally, Mara is responsible for creating a community of Inspired Teachers through her work with all of Inspired Teaching’s programs, alumni engagement, brand management, and event coordination. She previously worked for Peace First Boston, coordinating college volunteers and teaching conflict resolution classes to early childhood, elementary and middle school students. She has volunteered as a dental assistant and Spanish translator in rural El Salvador. Mara earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Emerson College in Political Communication: Leadership, Politics, and Social Advocacy.

What brings you joy in life?

Solving complex problems and coming up with new rules to established games.

September Inspired Teaching Institute

Teachers can’t control what happens between the time students wake up and when they arrive at school but they have a lot of control over what happens when students cross the classroom threshold. Participants in this fast-paced, idea-rich Institute will learn 20 different strategies for starting the school day!