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About The Consulting Teachers

Consulting Teachers (CTs) are skilled, veteran teachers who work with you to improve planning, classroom management, and instructional strategies. They can observe, give feedback, plan, model, troubleshoot and provide support in the areas where you need to improve.  They will also make a recommendation for a rating to the PAR Panel.  They support a caseload of up to 12 teachers each.

The Consulting Teachers for 2018-2019:  

Lauren Clarke-Mason

former Hennigan School

Fabienne Mondesir

former Boston Latin Academy

LCMLauren Clarke-Mason

Lauren Clarke-Mason graduated from Hampton University with a BS in Sociology, then after working a few years in management, was called to the teaching profession in 1994. Through an intense 15-month program at Wheelock College, she participated in a yearlong internship at The Walker School working as the assistant teacher supporting the learning needs of children. After earning her MS in Education, Ms. Clarke-Mason began in Boston Public Schools and taught at the Harvard-Kent School in 1995, then at the Hennigan School in 1999 in a variety of teaching positions including Substantially Separate Special Needs Teacher, Integrated Special Needs Teacher and Advanced Work. 
Ms. Clarke-Mason lives in Roxbury with her husband and two sons.

As a Boston teacher, Ms. Clarke-Mason has participated in numerous growth building opportunities including a two week Science Sabbatical at Boston’s Museum of Science, The Boston Writing Project at the University of Massachusetts, and her classroom and discussion facilitating methods were featured on the television special Better Living with Liz Walker modeling Open Circle social-emotional growth program. Ms. Clarke-Mason is currently working on writing her first novel for middle-grade readers.

Fabienne Mondesir

Fabienne Mondesir is a 15-year veteran Boston Public School biology teacher. In 2003, she earned her BA in Psychobiology and Animal Behavior from Wheaton College and a Masters in the Art of Teaching Biology (M.A.T) from Tufts University in 2004, while teaching Biology at Malden High School. She began her career in BPS at Boston Arts Academy teaching English, Physics, and Biology. She then went on to Fenway Highschool where she taught English and Chemistry.  Fabienne then spent 10 years at Boston Latin Academy teaching Biology. Fabienne has been very passionate about culturally responsive teaching, how science has been used unjustly in the past and present, and believes that all students should see themselves reflected in the curriculum.

As a BPS teacher, Fabienne has participated in several profession growth opportunities including being granted a 2012 Fund for Teachers Fellowship to visit Haiti and the Dominican Republic to research scientific and historical practices of colonization that lead up to the practice of citizenship denial of Dominican citizens of Haitian ancestry. While at BLA she also spent time as a teacher leader in the Science Department, a member of the ILT, and as a new teacher developer mentor.  During 2017-2018, Fabienne took a sabbatical year to work at Harvard Medical School as the Director of Community Engagement for the Personal Genetics Education Project (pgEd), to help launch new community-centered initiatives in the Boston area. Some of her work with schools and the community has been cited in the Wall Steet Journal, and Wired Magazine.