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Marley MacDonald

Former elementary teacher in Bronx, NY

Director of ELA Curriculum at LearnZillion

Inveterate scheduler, cliff jumper and beach lover

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Marley has over 10 years of experience in education as a teacher, coach, curriculum writer, content strategist and product manager. Marley has been instrumental in the creation of the Guidebooks and EL Education Language Arts products and charged with evolving the ELA product line. Marley also co-designed prototypes of high-impact instructional content aimed at bringing DC Public Library into classrooms. Marley started her career in education as a 3rd grade and upper elementary science teacher.  She has coached teams of teachers around building standards-aligned ELA and Science lessons and authored standards-aligned ELA assessments. 

Marley holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of New Hampshire, a Master's of Social Work from Columbia University and a Master's of Science in Teaching from Fordham University.