Molly Whelan

Molly Whelan is the MCL1 for eighth-grade math at Ranson IB Middle School in Charlotte, where she leads a team of three teachers and takes formal accountability for the learning of all students in the team. Whelan has led her teaching team to exceed growth each year, with an average of 300 students per year.

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