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Lynmara Colón

Lynmara Colón brings the perspective of a teacher, assistant principal, and principal—positions she has held since joining education in 2003 — to her work in literacy. As principal of Mary Williams Elementary School in 2014, she served over 1,000 students in grades kindergarten through fifth grade and was able to increase reading engagement by leading a culture of literacy. She now heads the office that provides comprehensive registration services to English learners and immigrant children, including translation and interpretation services, to a school division serving over 90,000 students. These students represent 124 countries and 149
languages. Colón holds two master’s degrees: a degree in curriculum and instruction, and the other in educational leadership. She is currently pursuing her doctorate in education through Old Dominion University. Find her online at, on Twitter @TheColon_s, and on Facebook @LeadWithMagic.

Professional Learning Workshop(s): 
Redesigning Schools: Environments Inspired by Literacy

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