Elise's Bio

Elise Abegg Instructional Lead

Brooklyn North Schools
Telephone: (718) 935-3114

Growing up in Brooklyn, Elise Abegg attended public school from kindergarten through 12th grade. She has been working for the children of New York City since 1989. After leaving the classroom in 2000, she worked as a Staff Developer, Literacy Coach, District Social Studies Coordinator, and Director of Social Studies for the NYCDOE. She wrote and worked as a Project Director for several federally-funded Teaching American History grants in NYC, and has developed and taught graduate courses for elementary and middle school teachers. In 2010, Elise joined Network 102 as Director of Teaching and Learning. She believes deeply in the development of teacher leaders and has tried to integrate that work into all she does, running Teacher Leadership Programs, soliciting teacher-led workshops, and organizing conferences with multiple sessions facilitated by teachers.

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