Head of School
We are delighted to announce that Kate Nicol will be stepping into the Head of School position at Vincent Academy in June of 2012! Kate has been central to the Vincent Academy charter effort from the beginning of the project. She served as lead designer of our academic program and on the Board of Directors for the organization. Now, she is looking forward to stewarding Vincent Academy through the initial years and into a full-grown school. Previous to this post, Kate served most recently as the Alameda County Regional Director for the California Charter Schools Association, where she worked at a systems-level to support and advocate for the fifty charter schools in the region. In prior years, Kate received leadership training through the prestigious New Leaders for New Schools and served as an elementary school principal in Oakland. She also taught in Philadelphia and San Leandro. Kate holds a B.S. from UC Davis, a M.Instruction. from Drexel University.