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East Boston


Jennifer Gallaspy


Jennifer joined Excel in 2012 and is Excel Academy East Boston’s Principal. A Teach for America alumna, she taught 7th grade ELL & Language Arts in Houston, TX for four years before moving to Boston and working at Edward W. Brooke Charter School for six years wearing many hats: 5th-7th grade English Language Arts Teacher, English Language Arts Department Co-Chair, and Coordinator of the Associate Teacher Program. Jennifer holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland as well as a master’s degree in language & literacy from Harvard Graduate School of Education.