Wanda Perez, M.Ed.
Wanda is a results-driven educator with a laser focus on effective instruction. With experience across a number of schools and districts, she has served as a teacher, administrator, and school board member. As a principal in Washington, D.C., Wanda led change in curriculum, talent management, bilingual program design, and school culture; resulting in a 55-point gain in math and a 32-point gain in reading from 2007 to 2013, the highest reading gains in D.C. in 2012. She also presented and led a session on her school’s innovative professional development system for The Achievement Network.
Additionally, Wanda served as a member of Teacher-Principal Quality Team in Baltimore City School District, overseeing mentoring and new teacher induction and retention programs. She also trained resident principals as a Mentor Principal for New Leaders for New Schools.
Wanda holds a Post-Graduate Certificate in Supervision and Administration from Johns Hopkins University and a Master’s in Elementary Education from Towson University.
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Click below to read Wanda’s posts on our blog:
Trauma and Teacher Practice: Actions that Heal – Wanda shares best practices for educators in supporting students affected by trauma.
3 Tips for Transforming Relationships with Parents From Day One – Wanda writes three tips for teachers to build strong relationships with their students’ families.