Andrew Bott, Principal

Orchard Gardens K-8 Pilot School

Andrew Bott has served as principal of the Rogers Middle School since 2006, where he has increased student achievement through initiatives such as Grade 8 Algebra. Prior to that, he served as principal of the Mather Elementary School for several years. Mr. Bott has been with the Boston Public Schools since 1999, serving as an Administrative Intern at the Rafael Hernandez School and then as Assistant Principal at the Charles Sumner School. Prior to coming to the BPS, he taught bilingual education with the Houston Independent School District. Mr. Bott received his Master's Degree in Education from Harvard and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from Rice University.

Video Interviews with Andrew Bott

Principal Andrew Bott spoke with Researcher Michelle Forman and Professor Richard Elmore about the early phases of the turnaround work at Orchard Gardens Pilot School in the Boston Public School District.

We later returned to check in with him about how things were progressing:

The Internal Coherence Assessment and Protocol was developed by a team consisting of Richard Elmore, Michelle Forman, Elizabeth Leisy Stosich, and Candice Bocala.


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