icon-gsp-growth icon-gsp-instruction icon-gsp-talent icon-gsp-collaboration icon-gsp-time icon-gsp-child icon-get-started-magnifying-glass icon-get-started-partner icon-get-started-tools-pubs icon-get-started-workshops UnitedSchoolCenteredSystems Bookmarked in My ERS Bookmark in My ERS Share page via email Share page via Facebook Share page via Linked In Share page via Twitter
We are experiencing intermittent issues that might affect your ability to download publications. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes.

ERS Team

Torrie Bio Banner

Torrie Mekos

Field Building Lead

Email Torrie

Torrie works on building two-way connections between our work and the larger education field. 

Prior to joining ERS, Torrie worked on the Educator Effectiveness team at the Southern Regional Education Board, providing states with policy advisory and technical implementation partnership related to educator evaluation, preparation, recruitment, retention, professional development, and compensation. She also led the team's strategic communications, including authoring a series of publications and helping to launch communities of practice with both state agencies and educators. Prior to this work, Torrie spent five years as an elementary school educator and teacher-leader in Metro Nashville Public Schools.

She has a B.S. in Childhood Education from Elmira College and an M.Ed. in Community Development and Action with a focus in Education Policy from Vanderbilt University. As a result of these work experiences and programs, she is especially passionate about change agency at the organizational, community, political, and systems-levels—especially related to issues of teacher voice.

When she isn't thinking about political and change agency, she enjoys eating (but not cooking), torturing herself with an unrelenting devotion to the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres, and hiking with the world's most incredible rescue dog.

Gallup's StrengthsFinder Results: Communication, Strategic, Activator, Woo, Self-Assurance, Maximizer

Stay Informed

Stay in the know with the latest news and happenings.

Get in Touch

Want to talk to someone directly?

Send us an email at:contact@erstrategies.org

ERS

480 Pleasant Street, Suite C - 200

Watertown, MA 02472

617.607.8000

© 2019 Education Resource Strategies | All Rights Reserved.