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Marlene Lovanio

Assistant Superintendent
for Teaching & Learning

Marlene Lovanio serves as the Assistant Superintendent for Teaching & Learning for CREC’s Magnet Schools.   In this role, Marlene provides leadership and overall direction in the development, implementation and evaluation of the PK-12 curriculum for CREC's 19 Award-Winning Magnet Schools. 

Marlene joined the CREC family in the fall of 2013.  She has a wealth of experience from the school, district and state level.  Most recently she worked for the Bristol Board of Education as the Supervisor of Mathematics and leading the charge to implement the Common Core State Standards.  From 2004-2009, Mrs. Lovanio was the Secondary Mathematics Consultant for the Connecticut State Department of Education in the Bureau of Curriculum and Instruction.  In this capacity she supported the development of state standards for mathematics, the Connecticut Academic Performance Test and the Math Science Partnership Grant.   In 2001, she served as the Supervisor for Math and Technology for Shelton Public Schools overseeing curriculum development, program implementation and professional development for K-12 teachers.  She began her career as a high school mathematics teacher for seven years at Edwin O. Smith High School in Storrs, CT where she became the first high school math teacher to earn National Board Certification in Connecticut.

She has a B.S.  in Mathematics from Central Connecticut State University and a M.A. from Wesleyan University.  She went on to earn her Sixth-Year in Leadership and Administration from Sacred Heart University.   Marlene Lovanio is a long-time Connecticut resident and currently lives in the greater Hartford area with her twin daughters Morgan and Avery who also attend one of the CREC Magnet Schools.

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