Erika Giampietro

Executive Director

Massachusetts Alliance for Early College

Erika Giampietro is the founding Executive Director of the Massachusetts Alliance for Early College. Prior to this role, Erika served as Senior Advisor to the Chair of the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education. In this capacity, she built expertise in areas critical to the success of Early College in MA. She facilitated a burgeoning coalition around Early College, helped draft and advance legislation and policy related to Early College, partnered alongside the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Department of Higher Education in growing the initiative, and provided technical assistance to a group of Early College programs. Prior to that, Erika worked in the Boston Public Schools for seven years serving in a variety of roles, including Deputy CFO, Interim CFO, and Special Assistant to the Superintendent. While at BPS, Erika oversaw the district’s $1B budget, facilitated strategic planning for the Superintendent, and co-authored a long term financial plan for the district. Prior to joining BPS, Erika spent 6 years in management consulting and education consulting. Erika has a B.S. in Business from The University of Virginia and an executive education certificate from the Harvard Business School. She is based in Boston, Massachusetts.