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Beatriz Zapater

Boston Day & Evening Academy

In the Spring of 2009, Beatriz was unanimously appointed Head of School by the Board of Trustees. During the 2008-2009 school year, she served as Acting Co-Head of School for the Day Program at Boston Day and Evening Academy, where she has been Assistant Head of School in the Day program since April of 2007. Previously, she was a Pilot Schools Program Developer and Coach for the Center for Collaborative Education guides on Boston Pilot Schools. While in that position, she worked sharing practices to be replicated in Boston and other school districts around the country. Her professional positions have also included Director of New England Small Schools Network at the Coalition of Essential Schools Regional Center, and Headmaster of the Greater Eggleston Community High School in Boston, MA. Beatriz is also the author of two children’s books: Fiesta! and Three Kings’ Day. Both books are part of a multicultural curriculum developed by the Children’s Museum in Boston. Beatriz holds a B.A. in Fine Arts and Liberal Arts and an Ed.M in Bilingual Education, both from Boston University. She has a special interest in black and white photography, computer graphic design and music.