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Lynn Ellen Fontana

Lynn Ellen Fontana, American information specialist, educator, consultant. Certified professional educator, provisional educational administrator, Connecticut.


  • Fontana, Lynn Ellen was born on April 24, 1947 in Derby, Connecticut, United States. Daughter of Guildo John and Madeline Helen (Palmucci) Fontana.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in English and Education, Sacred Heart University, 1968. Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, Wesleyan University, 1979. Master of Arts in Educational Administration, Fairfield University, 1982.

      Master of Library Science, Southern Connecticut State University, 1985.


    • Language arts and reading instructor Shelton (Connecticut) Public Schools, 1969-1972. Copywriter Van Leeuwen Advertising, Incorporated, New York Haven, 1973-1974. English teacher, media specialist Ansonia (Connecticut) Public Schools, 1974-1988.

      Library media specialist Stamford (Connecticut) Public Schools, 1988-1990. Educational administrator Regional School District # 14, Woodbury, Connecticut, 1990-1991. Trainer, consultant Communicorp, Naugatuck, 1992.

      Executive director Valley Instructional Network for Education, Seymour, 1992-1995. Library media coordinator New Milford (Connecticut) Public Schools, 1995-1997. Director Library. Media Center Trumbull (Connecticut) Public Schools, since 1997.

      Member Links to Learn project team Southern New England Telecomm., Inc., State of Connecticut, New Haven, 1988-1990. Beginning educator assessor Connecticut State Department Education, since 1996.

    Major achievements

    • Certified professional educator, provisional educational administrator, Connecticut.


    Member alumni executive council Sacred Heart University, 1990-1998. Member youth leadership advisory board, Valley United Way, Ansonia, Connecticut, since 1992. Board directors Birmingham Foundation, Ansonia, since 1993.

    Stakeholder, member education committee Healthy Valley 2000, Ansonia, since 1995. Fellow Rotary International (program chair 1992). Member National Association of Female Executives, American Society for Training and Development (member southern Connecticut chapter, president board directors southern Connecticut chapter 1995-1997), Northeast Coalition Educational Leaders, Connecticut Association Supervision and Curriculum Development, International Platform Association, Phi Delta Kappa.



    Golf, downhill skiing, theater, photography, art.

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    Born April 24, 1947
    (age 70)
    • 1968
      Sacred Heart University
    • 1979
      Wesleyan University
    • 1982
      Fairfield University
    • 1985
      Southern Connecticut State University
    • 1969 - 1972
      Language arts and reading instructor, Shelton (Connecticut) Public Schools
    • 1973 - 1974
      copywriter, Van Leeuwen Advertising
      New Haven, Connecticut, United States
    • 1974 - 1988
      English teacher, Ansonia (Connecticut) Public Schools
    • 1974 - 1988
      media specialist, Ansonia (Connecticut) Public Schools
    • 1988 - 1990
      library media specialist, Stamford (Connecticut) Public Schools
    • 1990 - 1991
      educational administrator, Regional School District # 14
      Woodbury, New York, United States
    • 1992 - 1995
      executive, director Valley Instructional Network for Education
      Seymour, Indiana, United States
    • 1995 - 1997
      library media coordinator, New Milford (Connecticut) Public Schools
    • 1997
      director, Library Media Center Trumbull (Connecticut) Public Schools
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