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Jill Harrison Berg
Director of Teacher Leadership Resource Center
617-227-8055 x 368
Jill Harrison Berg is the director of the Teacher Leadership Resource Center, a joint initiative of BPE and the Boston Public Schools. Dr. Berg’s career began in the classroom, where she taught elementary and middle grades in public, independent, and international school settings as well as graduate coursework for teachers. She has been an Instructional Leadership Coach in the Boston Public Schools, Senior Curriculum/Instructional Design Associate for the Education Development Corporation’s Success at the Core toolkit, and Director of Research and Development at Teachers21. She has also been a consultant for the Center for Strengthening the Teaching Profession, supporting efforts to attract, retain, and sustain teachers of color in Washington state.
Berg is the author of Improving the Quality of Teaching through National Board Certification: Theory and Practice (Christopher-Gordon Publishers, Inc., 2003) and of several reports and articles on the topic of teaching quality. She received her doctorate at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where she is a research affiliate with the Project on the Next Generation of Teachers. She holds a BA in Fine Arts and Comparative Study of Religion from Harvard University, a Master’s in Elementary Education from Lesley University, and National Board Certification in Early Adolescence/English Language Arts.