As Chief Operating Officer, Teresa Neff-Webster drives operations and strategy at Building Excellent Schools. Teresa comes to BES with extensive experience in education and education administration in the United States as well as the United Kingdom. Previously, she served as Senior Director of Learning and Development for the operations team at Achievement First where she led a year-long training program for Director’s in Residence that spanned the tactical and leadership needs for operational leaders. Teresa was also a Director of School Operations and a Regional Director of Operations during her time with Achievement First. Prior to diving into the operations world, Teresa was a kindergarten teacher in Chicago and London for many years. Teresa received an Master of Education from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a Bachelor of Social Work from Arizona State University