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Jenna Ogier-Marangella

Sr. Director of Culturally Responsive Leadership Development


For the last twelve years, Jenna Ogier has been a social justice educator working specifically to close opportunity gaps. She has served as an elementary teacher, lead teacher, mentor teacher, Dean of Students, Assistant Principal, and Principal.  Her guided reading classroom videos were featured on the Teaching Channel, and she also co-directed the PALS Literacy Initiative- a partnership between ASPIRE and Oakland Unified School District to collaborate and share Balanced Literacy practices.

Ogier studied Sociology and American Studies at UC Berkeley, and later returned to her alma mater to attend the Principal Leadership Institute in the Graduate School of Education.  She received her Master’s Degree in Administration and a preliminary administrative credential.

During her first year as Principal at ERES Academy, she led the school to create a safe, strong, and joyous student culture and community. Additionally, she established a School Site Council and English Language Advisory Committee to increase family voice and input. Starting 2022, Ogier will continue to make an impact in the Bay Area region serving as Sr. Director of Culturally Responsive Leadership Development.