Blair Anstey is Assistant Principal at Charlotte Middle School. Previous to this, she was a Research Assistant with Michigan State University’s College of Education, Office of K-12 Outreach, and 3rd year doctoral student in the K-12 Administration program. Blair’s research interests include leadership practices when faced with policy initiatives such as the Michigan focus school designation. She is a recent recipient of MSU’s new Urban Education certificate program and an EPFP alumnus. Prior to attending MSU, Blair was the Assistant Elementary School Headmaster at the American School in Switzerland. Her professional experiences also include work as the Technology and Math Director at TASIS and an elementary classroom teacher in Massachusetts for four years. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and Human Development from Boston College and her masters of education in Education Technology and Media from Boston University.