Induction Coach (Secondary ELA)
Saundra Coaxum is a native of John’s Island, South Carolina. She has taught on both the middle and high school levels. Ms. Coaxum has taught high school in both the Sequoia union High School district in California and with the Atlanta Public School System. She has been teaching in Boston Public Schools since 2000. While teaching in BPS, she has mentored a number of Boston Teacher Residents, Boston College Graduate Students and pre-practicum students. She has also been a part-time New Teacher Developer. Ms. Coaxum has been an active member of the Instructional Leadership Team at Thomas Edison Middle School for nine years. Ms. Coaxum enjoys spending time with her husband and three children. You can catch her hanging out in the Sweet Carolinas on any extended breaks. Though Ms. Coaxum has been teaching for a while, her curriculum and pedagogy is continuously evolving.