Gallozzi, Joleta, Middle School Principal

Dr. Joleta Gallozzi is a lifelong learner and experienced educator in K-8 settings within the United States, in Texas, and in Colorado. She has experience as a classroom teacher, technology coordinator, mentor, coach, assistant principal, and principal. These experiences helped shape her understanding of the inner workings of the education systems.

Dr. Gallozzi holds a Bachelor of Science in Curriculum and Instruction from Texas A & M University with a specialization in Reading; a Master of Education with a specialty in Educational Technology from Lesley University; and a Doctorate in Educational Administration and Philosophy from the University of Denver. She continues to research educational topics that help her and her staff continue to grow as learners and leaders within the school community.

Throughout her career, Dr. Gallozzi also served as an adjunct professor at the University of Denver and The University of Phoenix in educational leadership, teacher education, as well as curriculum and instruction. She finds great satisfaction in developing the capacity of learners of all ages.

Cultivating a positive, healthy school culture and climate where students and staff thrive is her passion and expertise. She believes in guiding and empowering professional learning teams by growing their collective efficacy or collective belief that as a team, they can provide a rigorous, meaningful learning experience for all students. She also believes that when the adults in the building are connected and high functioning, so are the students. As a principal at both the elementary and middle school level, she has had the privilege of developing thriving school cultures supported by a professional learning community framework.

Dr. Gallozzi and her husband enjoy traveling, exploring new places, scuba diving, and spending time with their family.