Our Team

East Boston

Jennifer Gallaspy

Head of School

Jennifer joined Excel in 2012 and currently serves as the Head of School at Excel Academy East Boston. Prior to Excel, Jennifer taught 7th-grade ELL & Language Arts in Houston, Texas for four years through Teach for America. She then worked 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.