Before coming to the Redeemer, Barbara worked as a counselor for young children at Bridge Boston Charter School and continues to work part-time on the weekends as an administrator for EDCO Collaborative's Educator Leadership Institute. She lives in Brookline with her husband, Bradley, an attorney. They have three children living in the area: Helen, a Professor of Psychology at Emmanuel College; Daniel, Assistant Rector at St. Anne's in the Fields in Lincoln; and Cora, entering her third year in MGH's doctoral program in Occupational Therapy. Barbara and her husband have been members of Brookline's All Saints Parish for 25 years. Barbara is a graduate of Lawrence University and has an M.Ed. from Boston University.