Ondrea Johnston has worked in public education for over 18 years, working in Boston Public Schools for 16 of those
years. She has held various roles in the district consisting of middle and high school math teacher, Math
Program Director at BLA, Assistant Head of School at BLA, BPS Assistant Director of K-12 Mathematics, and
more recently, Assistant Principal at the Timilty Middle School.
As a BPS leader, Ondrea has facilitated a social justice in mathematics course for BPS educators and facilitated
workshops with a social justice theme at the BPS Teacher Summer Institute and BPS EL Summer Symposium.
She has also facilitated such workshops at the DESE Middle Grades Math Institute and presented her work at
the DESE Leading with Access and Equity Convening. Furthermore, she has led workshops to instruct teachers.
for curriculum implementation in mathematics while a member of the BPS Math Office. Currently, she is
supporting BPS educators as they work towards completion of the PAL for principal/assistant principal
licensure through the BPS PAL Support Program.
Ondrea holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education from
Vanderbilt University. She holds a Master of Liberal Arts in Mathematics from Harvard University and a
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Educational Administration from the University of Massachusetts
Boston. She is also a proud member of WEOC (Women Educators of Color), Cohort IV. She resides in Boston
and is looking forward to joining colleagues as the Head of School at BCLA-McCormack!
Principal O. Johnston
CONTACT THE PRINCIPAL
Ondrea Johnstonshe/her/hersHead of SchoolDorchester Campus315 Mt. Vernon StreetDorchester, MA 02125(617) 635-8657Hyde Park Campus655 Metropolitan AvenueHyde Park, MA 02136(617) 635-8937
Other Key Contacts:
Sara Dorman - Director of Instruction
Amy Kiley- Instructional Coach
Stephanie Edmeade - Director of Operations (Dorchester Campus)
Milagros Gonzalez - Assistant Head of School (Hyde Park Campus)
Yvonne Vest - Assistant Head of School (Dorchester Campus)
Family Liaison: Amarielis Morales