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Dr. Jasmine Lellock

Dr. Jasmine Lellock (MA '05)


Newton South High School
Newton, MA

Subject(s) taught: English/ELA
Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

At the time of the Award, Dr. Jasmine Lellock was:

Randolph High School
Randolph, MA

Subject(s) taught: English/Language
Grade(s): 10, 11, 12

Biographical Information

Jasmine Lellock earned her Ph.D. in English literature at the University of Maryland, with a dissertation entitled, "Staged Magic in Early English Drama." She has taught freshman composition and Shakespeare at the University of Maryland, and she taught interdisciplinary courses at the University of Delaware. She has returned to Massachusetts to teach English at Newton South High School. Before the current position, she was the grade 9 teacher at the brand new Newark Charter High School, and she also wrote the curriculum. Previously, she was an English language arts teacher at Randolph High School in Randolph, Massachusetts, where she was founder of the school's Shakespeare Ensemble. She also led students in creating a weekly improvisational theater group that performed for sixth graders, teaching them about the dangers of various teen issues. Five former students noted in their National Honor Society farewell speeches that Lellock had inspired them.

Additional Information


Ph.D. English Literature