Al Affonso joined the GLCPS team in 2007 as a Special Education teacher. He became the school's Director of Special Education and later High School Principal. After a few years pursuing other opportunities, Mr. Affonso is currently the Special Education Consultant for GLCPS. He has vast experience as an educator at schools in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Mr. Affonso earned his Master of Arts at Providence College and his Bachelor of Arts at Boston College. He is a member of the Council for Exceptional Children, Kappa Delta Pi, and served on the 2000 Student Exchange Program Committee. Mr Affonso's personal mission is to improve the education of children with disabilities.