Greenwich Schools Appoints English Language Arts Program Coordinator

Information via Greenwich Public Schools

GREENWICH, CT – Greenwich Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Toni Jones announced this week that she has appointed Kimberly Paladino as the new Coordinator for the K-8 English Language Arts Program, effective July 1.

Paladino will be responsible for designing, developing and evaluating the K-8 English Language Arts instructional program. In addition, she will facilitate and drive the school district’s teaching and learning system for all students, including the district’s core curriculum, common assessments, universal instructional practices, data teams and professional development.

“I am honored and excited to be joining the district’s academic team as the new K-8 English Language Arts Coordinator,” Paladino said in a news release. “I look forward to working collaboratively with administrators, teachers, parents, students and the community in order to enhance literacy instruction and support achievement for all students.”

Jones received Paladino’s Dedication and commitment to students throughout her educational career is inspiring.

“We are delighted to have her join Greenwich Public School at a district level,” Jones said in a news release. “Not only is she a Greenwich native and resident, but she is also a Greenwich parent whose heart clearly lies in our great town.”

Most recently since August 2021, Paladino served as a literacy specialist at GPS ‘New Lebanon School where she planned, delivered and monitored progress on Tier 2 and Tier 3 remedial reading interventions and collaborated with administration, Classroom teachers and Specialists on all literacy-related topics .

From 2017 through 2021, Paladino worked at Stamford Public Schools, first as an Individualized Education Program (IEP) Compliance Support Teacher, and then as a Science Research Based Interventions (SRBI) Support Teacher.

She was a teacher at Darien Public Schools for almost nine years and started with New Canaan Public Schools in 2007.

Paladino holds a bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Delaware and earned a Master’s in teaching, with a concentration in reading, from Sacred Heart University. She holds certifications in Initial Intermediate Administrator and Supervisor (092), Professional Remedial Reading & Language Arts (102), and Professional Elementary (013) and Special Education (165).

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