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Barbara Brammer

Assistant Director of Administration & Finance

What I like most about my role within the Center is…

My colleagues and the responsive and caring effort that everyone contributes

What I believe in

Ensuring literacy for everyone

Previous work highlights

For many years I was responsible for financial audits for non-profit real estate development.  I owned and operated my own quilt and knitting shop for several years. I worked for both a sweater and bridal manufacturer and was a supervisor of stitchers as well as a pattern maker.

Favorite book

I love all books!

Fun fact

 I was one of less than 20 girls in the first co-educational class in my high school in 1971.

Education

BS from University of Vermont, Clothing, Textiles and Design
MBA from Simmons Graduate School of Management

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Featured Blog Posts

May 13, 2021 Cindy Downend, Assistant Director, Literacy Programs

Five Tips for Ensuring the Success of Literacy Coaches and Teacher Leaders

Investing in building the expertise of the teachers in your school is one of the most lasting decisions a leader can make.

May 5, 2021 Kass & Cornelius Minor

Kids, Books, and Anti-Racism Series: The Quest for Joyful and Equitable Literacy Learning Continues with The Minor Collective!

The Minors have designed a few frameworks and strategies to make the work doable and supportive for all people involved in literacy learning

April 29, 2021 Center News

Literacy Collaborative 2021 Virtual Cohort

The 2021 Literacy Collaborative cohort will be held online through a combination of live, interactive sessions and on-demand learning. Participants apply what they learn and receive job-embedded coaching from Lesley University faculty as part of their coursework.