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Marianne Adams

Assistant Director for Professional Partnerships a

Marianne Adams

Marianne is with the Center for Advanced Professional Studies, where she works with director Martha McKenna to offer professional development opportunities for educators and others.

Marianne has also been an adjunct faculty member at Lesley in the arts in education programs since 2002. 

As a teaching artist whose primary interest is the integration of the arts into all aspects of children’s lives, Marianne has worked for 30 years as an artist in residence, traveling to schools all over Massachusetts as a drama teacher, storyteller, and program developer. She has also served as an Arts Specialist and Humanities Teacher in the Boston Public Schools and as a member of the Cambridge Public Schools Drama Collaborative.


BA, University of Massachusetts (Theater Arts)
M.Ed., Lesley University (Creative Arts in Learning)