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Noelani Gabriel Holt

High School Principal
ngabrielholt@ccscambridge.org 

Noelani joined the CCSC community in 2019 as director of family and community engagement. She transitioned to the high school principal role in 2021. She previously worked at Breakthrough Greater Boston as the Director of Student Services in Cambridge, where she managed student recruitment and admissions, family engagement, and program culture. Prior to joining the team at Breakthrough, Noelani taught high school English Language Arts at Roxbury Prep High School in Dorchester. Noelani holds a B.A. in Africana Studies from Cornell University, an M.Ed. in Curriculum and teaching from Boston University, and will receive a professional certificate in restorative justice practices from Suffolk University in 2022. She also completed the Race, Education, and Leadership in Schools program at Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Principals’ Center in 2019. Noelani is passionate about fostering a joyful, challenging, and collaborative high school that supports students' personal and academic growth and development.