Stamford, CT – Stamford Public Schools (SPS) recently announced Kristina Wylie-Colmenares as assistant principal, Academy of Information Technology & Engineering (AITE), effective July 21, 2020. Wylie-Colmenares will fill the position recently vacated by Lawrence Keller, who is returning to the classroom to serve as the Career & Technology Education Teacher for the Early College Studies (ECS) Program at Stamford High School.
Wylie-Colmenares has 15 years of experience in education, most recently as an assistant principal at the Facing History School in New York City. She was a founding member of the Facing History School where she started as an English teacher in 2005 and began serving as an Assistant Principal in 2011. Over the past nine years, Wylie-Colmenares has led initiatives that have increased the school’s attendance and graduation rates.
Wylie-Colmenares holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Boston College, a Master of Arts in English Education from Teachers College, Columbia University and an Advanced Certificate in School Administration from Baruch College, City University of New York.