Faculty & Staff

Carroll Blake, EdD

Adjunct Faculty, College of Education and Human Development


Additional Information

Carroll W. Blake is the principal of the Henry Dearborn Middle School, a Boston Public School located in Roxbury. Professor Blake has had a variety of professional experiences, which have contributed to shaping his vision of education. For seven years he was the assistant principal of Wellesley Middle School, Wellesley MA. Prior to Wellesley, Professor Blake was the METCO director for 17 years for the Lincoln Public Schools. In addition, he served as the executive director of Empowering Multicultural Initiatives (EMI), an anti-racism staff development organization designed to train teachers in anti-racism education. He was one of the EMI founders, and also served as an EMI instructor.

Professor Blake has a bachelor of science degree in sociology from Northeastern University, a master’s in business administration from Atlanta University, and an EdD in Urban School Leadership from the University of Massachusetts Boston. His dissertation was titled ”Transforming Teachers’ Thinking In Suburban Schools Through Anti-Racism Education." He has also been a member of the Harvard Principals Center Advisory Board, a presenter at the Harvard Urban School Summer Leadership Institute, as well as a guest lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He has developed anti-racism courses at the University of Massachusetts Boston, and at a variety of public schools in the Boston area.

Professor Blake currently teaches EDC G606, Sociocultural Perspectives in Education, for the Master’s Degree in Educational Administration cohort.