Our Team


Katie Pereira

Head of School

Katie Pereira joined Excel’s staff in 2013 and currently serves as the Head of School at Excel Academy-Chelsea. Prior to leading our Chelsea campus, Katie was the Dean of Curriculum at Instruction for two years at Excel Academy-Orient Heights. Before coming to Excel, she worked as a Site Manager for The New Teacher Project and was a middle school teacher in Missouri public schools before that. Katie holds a bachelor’s degree from Lesley University as well as masters’ degrees from Park University and Baker University. During the 2014-2015 school year, Katie participated in the Lynch Leadership Academy through Boston College.