Molly Ross is a Teach Plus Greater Boston Teaching Policy Fellow who is the middle school English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher for grades 5 through 8 at the Salemwood School in Malden, Massachusetts. She has served as a member of her school’s leadership team since 2011 and has worked with administrators to improve the educational opportunities for her school’s English Language Learners (ELLs). Molly is certified to teach ESL in grades 1-12. In addition to her responsibilities at Salemwood, she teaches the state-offered course for content area teachers on how to teach ELLs. Molly decided to become a teacher after volunteering to tutor students for the SATs in New York City and seeing firsthand the drastic differences in educational opportunities. She earned a BA in international affairs from George Washington University and an MEd in teaching English as a second language from Simmons College.