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Meet the
     Lead Teacher and Director

State Teaching Certifications:

Childhood Education, Grades 1-6. Initial License. New York.

Elementary (1-6): Professional License, Massachusetts

Masters Degree:

M.Ed. Elementary Education and Creative Arts in Learning


Chelsea Lembo, M.Ed.

"Chelsea is a dynamic, creative and innovative educator. I had the pleasure of collaborating with her over several years. she is devoted to inclusive practices and welcomes all students into her classroom. She has a way of finding the strengths of her students and developing their confidence and resiliency."

- Bonnie Gorrasi, Special Educator

West Intermediate School

What People Say:


" I had the opportunity to be in Ms. Lembo's classroom almost every day. I saw her teach her general education classroom while engaging a diverse group of students. One of the things I most enjoyed about being in Ms. Lembo's classroom was seeing her carefully model and scaffold new skills while establishing connections between the classroom lessons and everyday life. This effort on her part, to make the students see that what they were learning was relevant and applicable to their current and future lives, fostered an engaging classroom atmosphere and taught fundamental skills."

- Allison Miceli, Special Educator

Wilmington Public Schools



State Licensure:

Elementary (1-6): Professional License, Massachusetts

Childhood Education, Grades 1-6. Initial License. New York.


M.Ed. Elementary Education and Creative Arts in Learning

B.A. Theater Studies- Acting, Minor- Dance


Professional Experience:


Founder and Lead Creative Mentor: EVOKE: Creativity LLC



5th Grade Inclusion Classroom Lead Teacher: Wilmington Public Schools, MA

Lead Science Teacher of the Elementary Schools: Wilmington Public Schools, MA

Educational Consultant and Instructional Designer: CDSM Curriculum Mapping Initiative, MA

Professional Development Leader: Wilmington Public Schools, MA and Redhouse Arts Center, NY

Vertical Team Member- Science, Math, and Literacy: Wilmington Public Schools, MA

Curriculum Pilot Teacher: Elementary Math, Science, Literacy: Wilmington Public Schools, MA

Coordinator of Education and Outreach Programming, Curriculum Writer: Redhouse Arts Center, NY

Drama Instructor- Gifford Family Theater Summer Arts Institute: LeMoyne College, NY

Lead Drama Instructor: SMARTS Academy, South Attleboro, MA

Assistant Artistic Director, Acting Coach: Beyond the 4th Wall, Theater and Creative Arts Studio, Cambridge, MA

Drama, Dance, Circus Arts Teacher: Cambridge Performance Project, Cambridge, MA

Playwright: Behind the Mask Studio and Theatre, Cambridge, MA

Educational Background:


Graduate Level Coursework: Lesley University, Cambridge, MA

M.Ed. Elementary Education/Creative Arts in Learning *

Literacy: Integration of Language Arts

Interdisciplinary Curriculum: Arts and Social Sciences

Strategies for Inclusive Schooling

An Arts Approach to Multicultural Education

Critical Pedagogy Through the Arts

Literacy and the Arts: Vision and Voice

Literature for Children and Young Adults

Science in Elementary School: Thinking With Evidence

Arts and Human Development

Teaching Elementary School

Arts and Education: History and Philosophy Mathematics

Practicum and Seminar in Elementary Education

* State-approved and NASDTEC recognized program for licensure in: Teacher, Elementary and Creative Arts in Learning, 1-6.

Select Professional Development:
Helping Students Manage Worry and Anxiety: Strategies for Self-Regulation and Success in the Classroom: Landmark School

Executive Function Webinar: Landmark School

Teaching With The Brain In Mind: Landmark School

Language Based Learning Disabilities: Strategies for Success: Landmark School

Study Skills: Strategies to Support Executive FunctionLandmark School
Understanding by Design: McTighe & Associates Consulting

Designing a Coherent District/School Level Curriculum based on the Understanding by Design Framework: McTighe & Associates Consulting

Designing Authentic Tasks and Projects for 21st Century LearningMcTighe & Associates Consulting

Reader's and Writer's Workshop-Lucy Calkins: Teaching and Learning Alliance
Improving Student Performance in Science: Bill Atwood

Building Math Knowledge for Teaching Decimals to Struggling Learners: Differentiated Professional Development: Community for Advancing Discovery Research in Education

Leading SRI Reflective Learning Communities: School Reform Initiative

Category 1: Second Language Learning and TeachingLesley University

Effective One-to-One Teaching for Struggling Readers and Writers: Lesley University, Eva Konstantellou

Using the School Garden to Teach: CitySprouts

Discovering Justice: The James D. St. Clair Court Education Project

Undergraduate Level Coursework: Emerson College, Boston, MA

B.A. Theater Studies: Acting, Minor: Dance

Drama as Education


Advanced Acting: Camera

Advanced Acting: Clowning and Mime

Perspectives in World Dance

Gender in a Global Perspective

World Drama I & II

Languages of Stage

Dance Composition: Improvisation
Acting: Musical Theater Ensemble

Acting: Scene Study

Acting: Movement

Acting: Voice

Acting: Improvisation

Applied Music: Voice

Development of the American Musical

History of Jazz

Stagecraft: Costume Construction

Stagecraft: Electrics

Chorus: Musicianship and Performance

Expository Writing

Research Writing

Fundamentals of Speech Communication

Get a vibe!

Laugh with this video created by Founder and Lead Teacher, Chelsea Lembo. This is a great example of a PBL project. It was created to answer the question, "What is happening in this story?" and was then shared out as a resource for people planning to attend the play. 


Synopsis structure, art, animation,

sound, video editing

Chelsea Lembo



Alyssa Otisko-Keim

Derek Emerson Powell

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