Fall 2021 Reopening Plans
We will reopen our campuses for classes, activities, and residential living in Fall 2021. Find the latest information on our Fall 2021 Plan page.


Lesley students, alumni, faculty, and staff are making big things happen, from coast to coast and around the world.

Ya La'Ford sits in front of a mural, photo in black and white.
Ya La’Ford ’13
Headshot of Martin Pierre
Dr. Martin Pierre ’96
gallery exhibit with papers stuck to the white wall and framed images behind pedestals
Art & Design
Brittany Smith ’17
“I love creating a sense of community, joy, and high expectations—and getting kids somewhere they maybe didn’t think they could go.”
Sydney Chaffee ’07, 2017 National Teacher of the Year
Leona Watson ’14

Empowering Middle Schoolers to Become Active Citizens

As a school counselor in Dorchester, Massachusetts, counseling and psychology alum Leona empowers middle schoolers to advocate for themselves.

Tianna Rivera '19 with the mural she created in Egleston Square.
Art & Design
Tianna Rivera uses graphic design and public art to inspire activism and conversations
Counseling PhD Alum Brandon Jones, LMHC sitting in his office
PhD alum Brandon Jones works to transform the field of mental health counseling.
A large ball of colorful mesh and mirror balls hanging from the ceiling of a sun roof. The mesh is orange, yellow, pink and blue.
An installation by Cicely Carew '20 transforms a Boston mall.
Ya La'Ford sits in front of a mural, photo in black and white.
Artist Ya La’Ford sought by NFL, Nike, and her own community
Ayanna Cooper with Kuwaiti educators in 2019
Educator Ayanna Cooper looks at the field of English language learning through a civil rights lens
Roberto Mighty with a video camera
Filmmaker Roberto Mighty uses his skills to share human stories.
José Gonzalez in his science lab
José Gonzalez ’13
Craig Martin, principal of the Michael J. Perkins School in South Boston.
Craig Martin ’07