Nathaniel Kaplan graduated from Emory University with a dual degree in Pyschology and Music. He joined Teach for America after graduation and taught Kindergarten and 1st grade in Indianapolis while earning his Masters degree at Marian University. Since moving to Boston, Nate has taught 2nd grade and engaged in leadership and school culture work in grades K1-7. His passion for early education and music has brought him to Conservatory Lab’s Lower School as the Director of Academics. In his free time, Nate enjoys cooking, making music, and traveling with his wife, Lauren, and also hiking with his dog, Ringo.