Lisa Gilbert-Smith | Principal, Another Course to College
Lisa Gilbert-Smith has been serving as headmaster for Another Course to College, a college preparatory pilot school in the Boston Public School system, for four years. Another Course to College serves students in grades 9-12. The student population is comprised of 49% African-American, 38% Hispanic, 9% white and 4% other. 74% of students qualify for free and reduced lunch.
Lisa earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Boston University and a Master of Education in Administration, Planning and Social Policy from Harvard University. Lisa’s previous experience includes serving as Dean of Students at Another Course to College, Dean of Students at the Frederick Douglass Charter School, and Coordinator of Pre-College Programs at Eastern Michigan University. She began her career in education at the Edward M. Kennedy School for Health Careers where she taught Allied Health Careers, served as a guidance counselor and was a member of the school’s leadership team. Lisa was raised in Boston and is a proud graduate of the Boston Public School system.