Nicole Gittens | Principal, Urban Science Academy
Nicole Gittens is currently the headmaster of the Urban Science Academy, a 2010 Massachusetts Commendation School. She took on this role after having served as the Assistant Headmaster at Urban Science Academy (USA) since its opening in 2005. In her new role, she works to make sure that teachers are able to focus on teaching, learning and planning. Nicole’s mission is to help the Urban Science Academy, which was a finalist for School on the Move, continue to grow as an exemplar Boston Public School. Prior to her work at USA, she taught mathematics at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School. Ms. Gittens received her bachelor’s degree in Finance and Business Law from Temple University and a Masters in the Art of Teaching High School Mathematics from Simmons College. She also holds a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Educational Administration from University of Massachusetts, Boston.