As Excel Academy’s former Managing Director of Network Programming, Rebecca facilitated departmental organization and programming across the school’s network. Prior to Excel’s expansion, Rebecca wrote the additional charter applications responsible for its evolution from a single school into its now growing network. Rebecca also served as Excel’s Interim Executive Director and on its Board of Trustees. She has extensive experience in charter school policy and management, having served as the Director of Policy and National Activities for the National Association of Charter School Authorizers. She has also worked in the Charter School Office of the Massachusetts Department of Education. Rebecca holds a bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University and a master’s in public administration from Suffolk University.