Doctoral Student, Educational Leadership
University of Pennsylvania
Gina Cappelletti is a doctoral student in Educational Leadership at the University of Pennsylvania where she holds a fellowship position with the Penn Center for Educational Leadership and serves as a new teacher mentor with Teach for America. Her current research looks at parent engagement within the context of changing urban communities. Prior to her work at Penn, Gina was an elementary math educator in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Gina holds a B.A. with honors in Political Science from Penn State University and an M.A. in Geography from The George Washington University. She will always say yes to tickets to cheer on the Eagles and a cheesesteak wit.