Meet the Director
Appointed MFS Middle School Director in 2020, Evan Haine-Roberts has a broad and diverse background and a proven track record as a middle school leader. He possesses nearly a decade of experience at Rodeph Sholom School in New York City, where he served as an English teacher since 2010.
In addition to his teaching duties, Haine-Roberts was the Director of Middle School Student Life. In this position, he facilitated a range of programs to support Middle School students’ academic, social, and emotional growth. In his work directing the advisory program, he managed three grade-level coordinators and 30 individual advisors responsible for the academic progress and social-emotional development of roughly 200 students in grades 5-8. He also led a team of advisors himself as a grade-level coordinator at Rodeph Sholom to monitor and develop academic, communal, and social-emotional growth of students.
Beyond the classroom, Haine-Roberts was very active at Rodeph Sholom. He was the Chair of the Self-Study Steering Committee for NYSAIS Accreditation. In 2019, he attended a week-long intensive seminar at the CARLE Institute for white educators working to combat racism in independent schools. He was heavily involved with all things related to Middle School life at the school, including service in the school’s Admissions work.
Prior to Rodeph Sholom, he was a David Dulaney Teaching Fellow at Edmund Burke School in Washington D.C., where he taught English, social studies, and journalism. Haine-Roberts has an M.Ed. in Teacher Leadership from Brandeis University and a B.A. in English from Carleton College.