Laura Main, EdD


Laura Main currently serves as the Chief Academic Officer at Booker T Washington Academy in New Haven, CT. She works on curriculum and program development as well as professional development and assessment. She has served as an elementary principal, a math specialist, a writing specialist, a teacher of the gifted, and a classroom teacher.

Dr. Main holds an Ed.D degree in Instructional Leadership from Western Connecticut State University, a C.A.S. degree in educational leadership from Sacred Heart University, a M.S. in elementary education from Bank Street College, and a B.A. in English from Cornell University. She also completed the advanced official certificate program in superintendent of schools at Central Connecticut State University. Her dissertation research involved work in creative problem solving and 21st Century Learning with high school students around the Future Problem Solving Program as a high school social studies elective. All subjects in the study were identified as gifted.

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