Darlene Merry

Darlene Merry is senior advisor for New Leaders for New Schools where she also served as chief academic officer. She previously held associate superintendent positions in organizational development and staff development for Montgomery County (Maryland) Public Schools, where she has also held teaching and principal positions. She has conducted presentations at a variety of professional conferences and has served on a number of committees, including participation in the three-year Public Education Leadership Project at Harvard University. Merry is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Maryland, College Park.