Monique Temple Boudreau graduated from Salem State College in 1998 with her Bachelors in Elementary Education Studies. She later went on to get her Master's Degree in Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment in Literacy at Lesley University in 2002. Since then Monique has continued her journey as a lifelong learner and an innovative teacher. She has been working on projects with the State of New Hampshire over the last 15 years including most recently, the NG2 project and an active member of the NHLI Innovation Studios series. She is currently a second grade teacher at Maple Street Magnet School in Rochester, the first and only magnet school in New Hampshire. Maple Street Magnet School prides themselves as truly embracing Project Based Learning with students K-5. The Magnet School has been doing PBL since it began 5 years ago.