Ms. Trelane Clark is currently the principal at Hooks Elementary School in Chelsea, Massachusetts, a small city adjacent to Boston. She has been serving students and teachers in the field of education for almost 24 years, including nine as an assistant principal. Trelane embarked on her teaching career in the Boston Public Schools and has since served students in public, private, urban, and suburban schools in Virginia, Washington, DC, Boston, and its surrounding areas.
Ms. Clark believes that building relationships and making connections with students and adults is central to the work that educators must do and credits the modeling of this to her own teachers and work experiences. Principal Clark’s professional mission is to inspire educators to Teach from the Heart, model Resiliency, lead with Integrity, Value relationships, and ensure Equity for students, families, and educators.