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Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana

Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana, American federal agency administrator. Broad Urban Superintendents Academy fellow, 2006.

Background

  • Ana, Thelma Meléndez de Santa was born on June 24, 1958.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Sociology, University of California at Los Angeles, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy in Education, University Southern California, 1995.

    Career

    • Bilingual classroom teacher Montebello Unified School District, California, 1982—1986, language specialist, vice president, 1986—1992. Principal Bandini Elementary School, Commerce, 1992—1995. Director instruction Pasadena Unified School District, 1995—1997.

      Director school/family initiatives Los Angeles Annenberg Metropolitan Project (LAAMP), 1997—1999. Department superintendent & chief academic officer Pemona Unified School District, 1999—2005, superintendent, 2006—2009. Program manager Stupski Education Foundation, Mill Valley, 2005—2006.

      Assistant secretary for elementary & secondary education United States Department Education, Washington, since 2009.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.
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    Born June 24, 1958
    (age 58)
    • 1981
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1995
      University Southern California
    • 1982 - 1986
      Bilingual classroom teacher, Montebello Unified School District
      California, United States
    • 1992 - 1995
      principal Bandini Elementary School
      Commerce, Georgia, United States
    • 1995 - 1997
      director, instruction Pasadena Unified School District
    • 1997 - 1999
      director, school/family initiatives Los Angeles Annenberg Metropolitan Project (LAAMP)
    • 1999 - 2005
      department superintendent & chief academic officer, Pemona Unified School District
    • 2005 - 2006
      program manager, Stupski Education Foundation
      Mill Valley, California, United States
    • 2006 - 2009
      department superintendent & chief academic officer, Pemona Unified School District
    • 2009
      assistant, secretary for elementary & secondary education United States Department Education
      Washington, United States
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