Lifelong Learning: New Leader Named For Greenwich's Adult And Continuing Ed

GREENWICH, Conn. – Braulio Santiago brings over 40 years of education and administration experience to his new position as the Adult and Continuing Education Coordinator for the Greenwich Public Schools. 

Braulio Santiago
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Santiago officially takes over the position on Sept. 13, said Superintendent of Schools Jill Gildea. 

"I am looking forward to working with the community to expand and offer adult education classes that meet their interests and needs. Learning is a lifelong adventure," Santiago said.

“He will bring a new perspective based on his extensive experience with teaching and learning. He has been a teacher, building principal, coordinator of adult education, leadership coach, executive coach and director of education," said Deputy Superintendent Ann Carabillo. "He has been commended for his drive and ability to collaboratively develop solutions with teams and focus on the individual learner. We are excited by the vivacity Braulio will bring to the Adult Education and Continuing Education programs."

The Adult and Continuing Education Coordinator performs professional management work directing, planning and overseeing the Adult and Continuing Education Programs for the Greenwich Board of Education. 

This includes developing, promoting, implementing, monitoring, reporting, and maintaining fiscal accountability for all mandated and enrichment instructional programs offered by the Adult and Continuing Education Programs on behalf of the Greenwich community. 

Santiago began his career as a Spanish teacher with the Berlin Public Schools before serving as an elementary school principal within the New Britain Public Schools for 28 years. 

He has held Adult and Continuing Education positions within the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and Eastern Connecticut State University systems.

Santiago received a bachelor's degree in Spanish with a minor in political science  from Central Connecticut State University; a master's degree in Spanish literature, also from CCSU in 1982; and a Sixth Year Professional Diploma in administration/supervision from the University of Connecticut.

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