Rob Murphy, Senior Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment, joined E.L. Haynes in 2021. Before joining E.L. Haynes, Rob worked in international schools, traditional public schools, and DC charter schools. Rob has more than 20 years experience working with students and teachers. Rob served as a English Learner classroom teacher for 15 years and was the recipient of the Agnes Myer Award for Excellence in Education presented by The Washington Post and was a nominee for Virginia Teacher of the Year. He has worked as an instructional coach and as a leader at both the school and district level. Rob holds a BS in Secondary Education and a BA in History from the University of Scranton. He received master’s degrees in Linguistics and Bilingual Education from Georgetown University, and School Leadership & Supervision from George Mason University. He is also a certified reading specialist.