DON BOSCO PREP NAMES MRS. KARLA GIRON AS ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL FOR ACADEMICS
Don Bosco Prep has announced the naming of Mrs. Karla Giron as the new Assistant Principal for Academics, effective for the 2022-23 school year.
Mrs. Giron has been a Spanish educator at Don Bosco Prep since 2019, teaching Spanish Honors and college prep, and AP Spanish Language and Culture. She is currently part of the facilitator professional development team at Don Bosco Prep.
Mrs. Giron earned a B.A. in Spanish from New Jersey City University and an M.Ed in Educational Leadership from St. Peter’s University. She currently serves as an executive board member for the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese of New Jersey (AATSPNJ), and is in her third year as part of the Mentor fellowship program in the Foreign Language Educators of New Jersey (FLENJ). She is a member of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) and mentor for new teachers.
“Karla is an incredible addition to the Administrative team at Don Bosco Prep,” said Mr. Joseph Azzolino ‘88, P’19, President. “She is a dynamic, passionate, and experienced teacher who was instrumental in creating the professional development program initiative for our teachers during the 2021-2022 academic year. She will now have the responsibility to work with all the faculty to ensure that our students continue to receive the highest level of academic instruction. Karla has the respect of her colleagues and students. Her innate ability to communicate and connect with them will be the foundation for all she accomplishes in the coming years.”
Being a part of the Don Bosco community, Mrs. Giron continues her commitment to embracing the Salesian mission, as well as fostering academic growth for our students. “Karla Giron has been an exemplary educator during her time at Don Bosco Prep,” said Fr. Abraham Feliciano, SDB, Director. “She brings a remarkable mixture of professionalism, dedication, and zeal, as well as tremendous capacity for personalization. Beloved by both student and colleague alike, she will undoubtedly push the already formidable academic rigor of Don Bosco Prep to new heights.”