Head of School / Directora Ejecutiva
Ms. Anello is Head of School at DC Bilingual Public Charter School. As Head of School, Ms. Anello develops and guides the strategic vision, goals, operational success, and academic excellence of a bilingual school located in a diverse urban setting.
Ms. Anello has over ten years of experience working on the cutting edge of urban bilingual education. Ms. Anello has been with DC Bilingual for seven years, first as Literacy Coach, then as Resident Principal, and now as the Head of School. She has experience teaching in New York City, Boston, and Washington, DC.
Ms. Anello graduated from SUNY Geneseo with a B.A. in elementary and special education and received her M.A. as a Literacy Specialist from Columbia University Teachers College. Ms. Anello was born in Valparaiso, Chile and spent her childhood in Chile and New York.
As a first generation immigrant, she understands the challenges faced by many families and students. She also believes strongly in the school’s mission to ensure high academic achievement for all students in both Spanish and English, develop leadership, and value all cultures. Ms. Anello is also the parent of two DC Bilingual students. Both as a school leader and as a parent, Ms. Anello is committed to the long-term success of DCB. Ms. Anello firmly believes that DC Bilingual PCS is the best bilingual school in the city!