Christine Francis, Ed.D.

Christine Francis taught, led, and learned in urban and suburban public schools in the greater Boston area for 41 years as a teacher, staff developer, curriculum coordinator, principal, and assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction.  She holds a doctorate degree in Educational Leadership from Boston College, master’s and CAGS degrees from Lesley University and a bachelor’s degree from Boston College. 

Her current work as an education consultant focuses on effective and strategic leadership that incorporates collaboration among leaders and teachers.  Her areas of interest include mentorship of school and district leaders; professional learning communities that focus on student learning; educator evaluation as a tool to promote professional collaboration and continuous educator growth; global education and 21st-century skills. 

She co-leads the Assistant Superintendent Leadership Seminars (ASLS), which began in 2014-2015 and is now a three-year program, focusing on developing the leadership capacity of Assistant Superintendents and other Central Office administrators in the personal, organizational and political dimensions of these positions.