Mara Simmons

Mara Simmons
  • Programme Manager for Teacher Training and Development
  • Company: Activate Learning

Mara has 25+ years of experience teaching and learning. Her career has been centered in schools in underprivileged communities and served as a teacher/ founder/ leader and director of several secondary schools in Los Angeles. She has a keen interest in school structure and design and studied the levers to improve student achievement within a school setting. She currently lives and works in Oxford, UK training teachers and transforming lives. Most recently she has been engaged with designing future teacher training courses that connect to teaching apprenticeships. She on Twitter @mara_Simmons and promotes the use of it amongst her trainees.