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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Shirley Jones-Luke

Fiction Writer
Shirley Jones-Luke is a poet, a writer and a public speaker. Ms. Luke lives in Boston, Mass. She has an MA in Integrated Communications from Emerson College, an MFA in Creative Writing from Emerson College and an MA in English from UMass Boston. Shirley attended Writer's Workshops at Colgate University and Howard University. She has participated in conferences at Breadloaf, Tin House and Voices of Our Nation (VONA). Ms. Luke is a two-time Poetry Fellow at The Watering Hole Poetry Retreat. Her work has appeared in Adanna, Anti-Heroin Chic, BlazeVOX, Cadaberous, Deluge, ENUF, For the Sonorous, Longleaf Review, Porridge Magazine, Vessel Press and Willawaw. Her poems have been nominated for Best of the Net