Teacher Summer Institute has ended
Welcome to Teacher Summer Institute 2017!  For the first time ever, Boston Public Schools and the Boston Teachers Union are co-hosting an academic conference for teachers.  TSI will focus on highlighting the best practices of some of our most passionate urban educators across BPS.  Teachers, central office staff, and valued members of our community will join together to help bring a shared vision for instruction to life across the district. Please note, this is open to all educators, and is not exclusively for new teachers. We hope to see you there!  
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Dr. Ivonne Borrero

Boston Public Schools
Program Director
Dr. Ivonne Borrero is a member of the Behavioral Health Services under the Social Emotional and Wellness Department of the Boston Public Schools. Supervising the districts School Psychologists is her main responsibility but she also works with teachers, Special Education and EL staff to support their work.  As a Bilingual (Spanish-English) School Psychologist, she gained a vast experience in working with bilingual students in Puerto Rico and Massachusetts.  She has worked as a Bilingual School Psychologist for Boston and Newton Public schools.  During her time in Newton she developed programs for Els/SWD who had Spanish as their native language.  She has supervised graduate level students who are completing their practicum/internship experiences for over 12 years. Dr. Borrero is contributing to Northeastern University’s effort to open a Bilingual School Psychologist program.  She is a member of the EL/SWD Task Force of the BPS School Committee.
Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Dr. Borrero graduated from St. Joseph’s College in Indiana with a BA in Psychology and Education.  She returned to her homeland where she obtained her MS and doctorate in Psychology at the Carlos Albizu University in San Juan Puerto Rico.  She has two children both graduates of Fenway High School.
“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart” - Nelson Mandela

My Presenters Sessions

Thursday, August 24

8:00am EDT