Rachel Gellis graduated from Westfield State University in Westfield, MA. Upon earning a degree and state license in Early Childhood Education, she taught preschool for five years in a Head Start program in Braintree, MA. Wanting to make a bigger impact on the quality of educational programing offered to families, she took a leadership position for five years as an Education Specialist for an Early Head Start program in Weymouth, MA. In that role, Rachel was working as a coach and mentor to Early Childhood Educators and a partner to parents enrolled in the program.
Rachel joined SSC in 2016 as Director of Preschool/PreK/K program and will graduate from Lesley University with a Master’s degree in Integrating Arts into Curriculum in December of 2016.