Our Team

Orient Heights

Damon Peykar

Dean of Operations

Damon joined Excel’s staff in 2019, and currently serves as the Dean of Operations at Excel Academy Orient Heights.  Prior to Excel, Damon was a special education coordinator for Chelsea Public Schools. Previously, Damon had served as a special educator and Teach for America corps members at Lawrence High School. Damon holds a B.A from the University of California, Santa Barbara, an M.A from Tufts University, and an M.Ed. from Boston University. In his free time, Damon enjoys healthy obsessions with futball (soccer) and the White Mountains.