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Meredith Galvin

Assistant Head of School , Dean of Student Life

Meredith Cecchin Galvin joined the Compass community as Dean of Student Life after 18 years teaching high school in San Francisco. Meredith is a Bay Area native who graduated from St. Ignatius College Preparatory and moved on to Santa Clara University where she received her B.A. in both Theatre Arts & English. Meredith received her Secondary Teaching Credential in English and her M.A. in Teaching in 2003 from the University of San Francisco. In her time in the classroom, Meredith primarily taught Dance and Drama while also serving as Fine Arts Department Chair and directing or choreographing Performing Arts productions. As a parent and teacher, Meredith has experience with the joys and challenges that come with raising and educating twice-exceptional children.