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educator , information specialist , consultant

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.


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, Connecticut, 1992;executive director, Valley Instrnl. Network for Education, Seymour, Connecticut, 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 StateDept. Education, since 1996.


  • 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.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, downhill skiing, theatre, photography, art.


Guildo John Fontana

Madeline Helen (Palmucci) Fontana