Who I am
Ms. Trelane Clark is the principal at Hooks Elementary School in Chelsea, Massachusetts, a city
adjacent to Boston. She has been serving in education for 24 years. Trelane began teaching in the
Boston Public Schools and has since served students in public, private, urban, and suburban schools.
She believes that building relationships is central to the work that educators must do. Her
professional mission is to inspire educators to Teach from the Heart, model Resiliency, lead with
Integrity, Value relationships, and ensure Equity for students, families, and educators (T.H.R.I.V.E.).
Why I Joined BWEL
I joined BWEL to make a difference. I appreciate being associated with a team of ladies who have a commitment to serve others and ensure that the next generation of Black women education leaders are equipped with the tools to do the same.
BWEL National Vice President 2021-2023
What I do for BWEL
The Vice President assists with membership, mentoring programs, regional efforts, collaboration with other organizations, marketing and oversees the Nominating Committee.