Brian Gellerstein

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Aside from his work at Berklee, Brian Gellerstein is the director of fine and performing arts for Framingham Public Schools. Prior to his current positions, he was an arts administrator with Cambridge Public Schools, a nonprofit music education leader, and a public school music teacher. Dr. Gellerstein received his Ph.D. in urban educational leadership and policy at the University of Massachusetts Boston where his dissertation research addressed the connections between white supremacy and gatekeeping in music education. He delivers presentations on topics including white supremacy in education, anti-racist teaching, culturally responsive practices, and classroom culture.

  • Ph.D.,¬†University of Massachusetts Boston for urban education, leadership, and policy studies
  • Certificate for Leaders, Perrone Sizer Institute for Creative Leadership in Education
  • M.A., Adelphi University for Education
  • B.S., Adelphi University for music performance and music education