Our Team


Nina Samuelson

Head of School, Orient Heights

Nina joined Excel in 2012 and became the Head of School at Excel Academy Greenway in 2014. Prior to this role, Nina served as Associate Dean of Administration at Excel Academy East Boston. She is a Teach for America alumna who taught high school English for four years in the New York City public schools. Nina holds a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University as well as a master’s degree in Secondary Education from Lehman College of the Bronx.