Marlaina Palmeri, Ph.D.

Marlaina Palmeri

Dr. Palmeri is a notable educator working with schools to create systems and processes that inspire and motivate administrators, teachers, parents and students.  She focuses on creating exemplary charter schools, as well as the transformation and turnaround of failing schools under the educational reform agenda. Dr. Palmeri oversees all aspects of charter school development and utilizes an array of talents enabling her team to create and manage high performing schools, particularly for the nation’s most under-served students.

Title: President and Chief Education Officer
Company: Believe to Achieve International LLC
Location: Honeoye Falls, NY United States


  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering
  • National Cancer Research Institute
  • National Memorial to Fallen Law Officers
  • Phi Delta Kappa
  • Sponsor, Various Urban Charter Schools


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2016)
  • Inductee, Elite Women Worldwide (2016)
  • Inductee, Pro-Files Magazine, Who’s Who Publishers (2015, 2011)
  • Inductee, Top Female Executives (2015, 2012)
  • Honoree, Educational Executive of the Year (2012, 2011)
  • Recipient, Woman of the Year Award, International Women’s Leadership Association (2013, 2012)
  • Featured,  Elite Radio Network (2011)
  • Professional of the Year, Worldwide Branding (2011, 2008, 2007)
  • Inductee, Lifetime Platinum Membership, Cambridge Who’s Who (2006)
  • Honoree, NYS Distinguished Educator (1998)
  • Recipient, Principal of the Year Award (1991)
  • Recipient, Teacher of the Year Award, (1979)
  • Featured Member, Who’s Who in the American Education
  • Featured Member, Who’s Who of American Women
  • Featured Member, Who’s Who in American Businesses

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