Beth Zhang

Chief Schools Officer

Beth is thrilled to bring her vast experience managing literacy and math instruction and curriculum to Lavinia Group. As the Director of Math for a network of 40-plus high-performing charter schools, Beth developed rigorous mathematics curriculum materials and assessments, created and led teacher and leader training, and provided direct school support to leaders while managing a network-wide shift to a progressive approach to mathematics. Her work led the network to rank in the top 1% in New York State in mathematics. In 2015, Beth was asked to demonstrate effective teacher development on Capitol Hill to showcase the network’s unique approach to teacher and leader professional development. Beth simultaneously managed a portfolio of schools, ensuring the highest levels of literacy and mathematics implementation. Prior to joining the network leadership team, Beth held various school-based leadership positions, managing instruction and teacher development in literacy, math, and science in grades K-4. Beth started her educational career as a Teach for America corps member teaching middle school special education.