Our Team


Joseph Padilla

Assistant Dean of Student

Joseph joined Excel’s staff in 2016 and currently serves as the Assistant Dean of Students at Excel Academy Chelsea. Prior to Excel, Joseph served as a middle and high school Spanish and English teacher, behavioral therapist, and speech pathologist assistant with the Worcester Public Schools. Joseph holds a bachelor’s degree in Spanish from Worcester State University. Joseph completed an Urban Principal Development Program through Teachers 21 which prepares aspiring school leaders to lead under-performing schools in urban districts. With the completion of this program, Joseph earned his M.Ed. in School Leadership form Endicott College.