Heide Palao is the first person to greet all visitors to GLCPS' main campus. A member of the Student Services team, she joined the GLCPS family in 2016. Heide is bilingual, speaking and writing fluently in both English and Spanish. Her responsibilties include translating for families and staff, directing visitors and families to the appropriate staff member, translating docoments and acting as translator during family meetings, and uniform ordering and distribution. Heide lets everyone know that she loves being part of the GLCPS team! She has a Bachelor's degree in political science from UMass Dartmouth and an Associate's degree in criminal justice from Bristol Community college. Besides GLCPS, other passions include playing and coaching lacrosse, and singing in her church choir.