Courtney Jacobs is a senior associate with Great Schools Partnership. She joined GSP after 16 years of teaching and leading in progressive public schools across the country. She has taught a variety of content areas and grade levels in schools from NYC to Oregon to Rhode Island. Most recently, Courtney helped to envision, build, and coordinate the quantitative reasoning (math) program at The Met School in Providence, RI. In addition, she served as an adjunct instructor of Applied Mathematics at Brown University, co-founding a partnership between The Met School and Brown University’s Applied Math and Engineering departments. Courtney is the recipient of a Raytheon Math Heroes Award as well and the University of Rhode Island’s Unsung Heroine award for women who have inspired young women of color at URI. Courtney graduated from Dartmouth College with a BA in Anthropology and a minor in Public Policy. She earned her master’s degree in Education from Tufts University and she completed her teacher training at The Shady Hill School in Cambridge, MA. She enjoys running, hiking, and swimming as well as exploring with her two children in their Oak Hill neighborhood of Pawtucket, RI.