Head of School Anne Rogers Clark was a founding teacher and the founding Academic Dean of Boston Arts Academy. She is passionate about creating opportunities for students that support them to reach their fullest potential.
A graduate of Harvard College and a Mellon Foundation Fellow for the Humanities, Dr. Clark holds her Master's in English and American Literature and is A.B.D in secondary literary theory and instruction, both from the English and Composition Studies program at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Her Doctorate in Educational Leadership is from Boston College. She was named a finalist for the Massachusetts Teacher of the Year in 2007 and received the Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award in 2008.
Under Dr. Clark’s leadership as Head of School, Boston Arts Academy has grown by over 100 students and expanded its curriculum to include two Chapter 74-approved vocational technical programs, increased dual enrollment college course offerings, innovative artistic opportunities including a student-led Intersession project week, and award-winning interdisciplinary courses in STEAM. She also led the school-based process for BAA's building project, from planning to fruition.
Dr. Clark plays both flute and piano and brings to Boston Arts Academy a deep love of jazz, especially the jazz of her hometown Kansas City.