Jeff is the Lead Principal at Hillsdale High School. He received his Masters of Education, teaching credentials, and B.A. in History from Stanford University and his M.A. in Educational Administration (K-12) from San Jose State University. He taught social studies for eleven years, including five at Hillsdale, before co-founding East Palo Alto Charter High School, under the leadership of Linda Darling-Hammond. Mr. Gilbert earned his National Board Certification and Administrative credential while at East Palo Alto Charter and returned to Hillsdale High School in 2005. Mr. Gilbert coordinates Hillsdale’s partnership with Stanford’s Teacher Education Program (STEP) and School Redesign Network (SRN) and has served as a guest lecturer and coach for both STEP and SRN.