Ana Tavares

ANA T Ana Tavares, Elementary School Superintendent

Ana, most recently the principal of the Rafael Hernández PreK-8 Dual Language School in Roxbury, has worked for 26 years as an urban bilingual educator dedicating her life’s work to dismantling systems of oppression. Ana is a graduate of Harvard University Graduate School of Education and began working in the Boston Public Schools in 1999. Ana joined the Hernández school in 2011 after a national search by the Hernández community, and she became Principal in April 2012. Ana’s school leadership experience has focused on increasing the learning of students of color in a bilingual setting, partnering with the school’s teachers and families to provide access to high-quality bilingual public education for all students. Ana is also beginning her doctoral studies this year.