Laura Boyce '07

Laura Boyce
Mentored: 
Kaity Kratsios '07
Katie Zaeh '10

Laura Boyce '07 is the Executive Director of Teach Plus Pennsylvania, an education non-profit that empowers excellent, experienced, and diverse teachers to take leadership over key policy and practice issues that advance equity, opportunity, and student success. Prior to joining Teach Plus, Laura taught high school English and history in Philadelphia and served as an elementary and middle school leader in Camden, NJ; during her tenure, student proficiency on the rigorous PARCC exam increased from 6% to 50%, dramatically outpacing the statewide and network growth rates and the districtwide proficiency average. During her 16 years in education, Laura has taught in or led schools serving every grade level in both district and charter turnaround settings. She lives in Philadelphia with her husband and son.