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Orient Heights

Katharine O'Brien

Katharine O'Brien

7th and 8th Grade Science Teacher

Katharine joined Excel’s staff in 2015 and currently serves as 7th & 8th grade science teacher at Excel Academy Orient Heights. Prior to graduate school, she worked in a biomedical laboratory at UMass Medical School, researching the immune system and autoimmune diseases. Katharine is a graduate of Bowdoin College and holds a master’s degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.