Mark Boisvert is an elementary teacher at Beech St. School in Manchester, NH. Beech St. School is one of the largest elementary schools in the state, with the state’s highest poverty rate (96%), and serves the highest numbers of English learners (51%) representative of 41 countries. The school is settled in a city where hundreds of new refugees reside each year. Mark has engaged in serving as lead teacher for the school and it's district, modeling best practices in a demonstration classroom. Mark received a B.A. from Hofstra University in 2005 and a M.Ed. from Rivier College in 2007. He looks forward to living in NYC this summer and collaboratively learning with other urban educators from around the country at Summer Principals Academy.