Rachel Jean-Marie will be teaching English in the Language and Literary Arts department. Ms. Jean-Marie was born and raised in Boston, MA. She graduated from Charlestown High School where she enjoyed dancing, learning math and computer science, and playing on the basketball team. Ms. Jean-Marie studied African-American Studies and Education at UMass Amherst, Urban Education at Wheelock College, and has spent many summers immersed in learning opportunities including but not limited to: Actors Shakespeare Project, Folger Shakespeare Library, and DePaul University’s Summer Poetry Institute just to name a few. Ms. Jean-Marie is excited to join the Boston Arts Academy community and looks forward to supporting students in both their academic and artistic pursuits.