Dr. Nikki Gamrath

Head of School

Dr. Nikki Gamrath is an educator with strong academic credentials. She has earned a Doctorate Degree in Education (EdD) in curriculum development and instruction, an Educational Specialist Degree (EdS) from McKendree University, and a Master’s Degree in Education from Antioch University. 

Nikki has taught middle school, high school, college, and graduate students, and has served as Acting Head of School and Assistant Head at a Pre-K-8 school. She comes to Berkeley Hall School from the Mountain Academy of the Teton Science Schools in Jackson Hole, Wyoming where she served as the Vice President of Educational Development and an Academic Dean. 

Nikki also has an extensive background in the field of Diversity Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging  (DEIB), having taught related undergraduate and graduate courses, and developed a social justice curriculum at other institutions.

Whenever time permits, Nikki loves playing soccer, swimming, climbing, and hiking with her husband Craig. She has her Captain’s License and enjoys blue water sailing.
Located in Los Angeles, CA, Berkeley Hall School is a private, coeducational school for students in preschool through grade 8. Rigorous academics in a supportive atmosphere and grounded character development allow students to become fearless scholars and conscientious citizens - gain a love of learning, leadership with social responsibility, creativity with moral integrity, and self-esteem with compassion for others and the environment.