Samantha Song is a Teach Plus Commonwealth Teaching Policy Fellow. Samantha teaches 1st grade at the John F. Kennedy Elementary School in Somerville, Massachusetts, where she is a member of the instructional leadership team, grade team leader, and supervising practitioner to new teachers. Samantha serves on a district working group and multiple committees. She previously taught kindergarten and 3rd grade at an all-girls charter school in New York City. She earned a BA in Political Science from Barnard College, a MS in Childhood Education from Hunter College, and a MEd in International Education Policy from Harvard University.