Mary Kay Murphy
Program Director for Greater Grand Rapids

Mary Kay leads the Greater Grand Rapids teacher fellowship program and is responsible for developing the leadership coaches, school partnerships and ensuring that the teacher fellowship teams receive the necessary support and training to be transformative leaders in Grand Rapids schools.

Mary Kay joins Leading Educators with 20 years of experience working in education. Throughout her career, Mary Kay has served others through the roles of teacher, instructional specialist, principal. Most recently Mary Kay has worked in the educational nonprofit sector as a leadership and school improvement coach. She holds a B.A. from Aquinas College and a M.Ed. in Education Leadership from Grand Valley State University. Mary Kay is excited to be a founding member of the Leading Educators Greater Grand Rapids team.