Dr. Vittoria Pacifico
Regis College, B.A. l Emmanuel College, M.Ed. l UMass Boston, Ed.D.
Dr. Vittoria Pacifico comes to Jackson Walnut Park Schools with extensive experience in Catholic education. “It is an honor and a privilege to serve as interim President of the Jackson Walnut Park community,” says Dr. Pacifico. “The mission and charism of the Sisters of Saint Joseph have been an integral part of my life. I look forward to continuing their dynamic legacy through the distinctive educational environments of Jackson and Walnut Park Montessori.”
A graduate of Regis College, Emmanuel College, and the University of Massachusetts Boston, Dr. Pacifico worked at various schools as a teacher, vice principal, principal, and president of a pre-K-12 school. While completing work on her dissertation on Urban Education, Leadership and Policy, she supported the Harvard Graduate School of Education as an Administrator Coach.
Dr. Pacifico has served as a member of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) Commission, chairperson of NEASC accreditation teams, on Boards of Trustees at Malden Catholic High School and Archbishop Williams High School, and as an adjunct professor at Regis College and guest lecturer for doctoral students at the University of Massachusetts Boston.
An innovator and educational entrepreneur, Dr. Pacifico offers a robust and collaborative commitment to Catholic education, a devotion to the charism and values of the Sisters of Saint Joseph, and a mindful vision for the future of Jackson Walnut Park.