B.A. in English and Secondary Teacher Certification, Bryn Mawr College; M.Ed. in Educational Policy and Management, Harvard Graduate School of Education. Esther began her teaching career as an undergraduate student when she went to South Korea in the summer to teach English at Noonsan University. Throughout college, she worked with elementary and secondary school students at afterschool tutoring programs in disadvantaged communities in Philadelphia. Currently, Esther is an English teacher at Northern Valley Regional High School in Demarest, NJ. In addition to advising the debate team and being a former member of the school senate, she acts as a parent liaison and a core member of the professional development committee in the Northern Valley High School District. Esther aspires to be a passionate and visionary leader who helps schools creatively maximize both school and community resources to support educators, and engage students in learning and developing their potential for success.