Educator – Writer – Organizer


Greg Asciutto is an English teacher at Garinger High School, as well as Chair of the CharlotteEAST Board of Directors.. After graduating from the University of Southern California with a B.A. in Journalism, he returned to his native North Carolina in 2014 with a desire to teach and live in East Charlotte. Greg is passionate about building local and statewide partnerships that foster educational and economic opportunities for local youth and their families.

His work at the intersection of education, community-building, and poverty alleviation has garnered him recognition both inside and outside of classroom; he has been named a CMS Teacher of the Year, the United Way of Central Carolinas’ Civil Servant of the Year, the City of Charlotte’s Educator Mentor of the Year, and a “Top 30-under-30” Charlotte leader.

and it’s nice enough to
make a man
weep, but I don’t
weep, do you?”

Charles Bukowski