We are pleased and excited to announce Corey Blay's appointment as the next Director of MCS. The 2020-2021 school year will begin Corey's tenure as Director. Like our founders, Gus and Marty Trowbridge, and Michèle Solá, who was our leader for more than two decades, Corey has a deep belief in the power of an inclusive education to create a better world for everyone.
Corey began his career in education nearly 15 years ago. He joined Fieldston as a history teacher, was later a founding team member of Fieldston’s then-new middle school and eventually took on the additional role of Diversity Coordinator. After leaving Fieldston, Corey developed a mentorship program at Teach for America designed to support and retain staff members of color and those from low-income backgrounds. He also earned an M.B.A. from NYU’s Stern School of Business and a Masters Degree in Public Administration from the Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. He now serves as program director of the NYU Leadership Initiative, where his accomplishments include generating support from major corporations to create a scholarship program at Stern for first-generation, low-income students.
“This is truly a dream come true,” Corey said after accepting the position. “It’s an honor to steward Gus and Marty's vision and build on Michèle’s legacy as we endeavor to amplify our voice and impact across the city and beyond. I am eager to meet with and learn from more members of the MCS family, thrilled to partner with you all to chart MCS’ next chapter and excited to milk my first cow at the Farm as soon as possible.”