Burlington Campus

Leadership

LEADERSHIP
 Mark Healy
Principal
Mark Healy has worked in the public and private education systems in both Canada and the United States, serving in the roles of teacher, consultant, and administrator. Mr. Healy has been a classroom teacher in Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver, and received the Outstanding New Teacher of the Year award from the BC Association of Math Teachers. Mr. Healy later worked in New York City as the Associate Director of Mathematics Curriculum for Kaplan K12 Learning Services, supporting school districts across the US. Mr. Healy then became the District Mathematics Coordinator for Cambridge Public Schools in Massachusetts, where he supported district leaders, school leaders, teachers, and families across 17 schools from Kindergarten through 12th grade.

 

Mr. Healy has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Alberta, and a Master’s degree from the University of British Columbia. He recently graduated from the University of Pennsylvania completing his Doctorate in Education Leadership.
Juliana Santos
Assistant Principal of Culture
As Assistant Principal, Juliana Santos is responsible for the successful implementation and management of the Bilingual Program at the Burlington Campus. In addition, she is responsible for instructional coaching and evaluation of teachers. Since joining CNCA in 2005, Juliana Santos taught 3rd and 4th grades for 9 years, and is now serving as Assistant Principal. Juliana’s strong background and knowledge of bilingual education, conceptual math, workshop model, and restorative practices allows her to lead teachers and bring evidence-based practices that increase engagement, improve student achievement and build teacher capacity. Juliana’s professional and personal mission is to empower low-income, immigrant children to pursue their dreams and ensure that college is a real possibility in their lives.

Juliana Santos completed her Bachelor Arts in Psychology at University of California, Santa Barbara and her Masters Degree in Elementary and Bilingual Education at Loyola Marymount University.
 
Christopher Jackson
Assistant Principal of Instruction
 As Assistant Principal of Instruction for CNCA Burlington, Christopher A. Jackson serves as an instructional leader and supporter for English Language Arts (ELA) and English Language Development (ELD) teachers. Mr. Jackson plans and facilitates professional developments focused on school wide literacy and ELD instruction. Along with the Burlington Leadership Team, Mr. Jackson coordinates school-wide curriculum and assessment implementation including regular student achievement data reporting and analysis. In addition, he monitors ELD students’ progress toward reclassification. Mr. Jackson began his teaching career in Boston, Massachusetts teaching high school English at Boston English High School, one of the first high schools in the United States located in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. Mr. Jackson is a follower of Christ along with his wife and three children.
 
Mr. Jackson received his B.A. in English from The University of Iowa and his Ed.M. from Harvard University.
Kimberly Plaza
Dean of Culture
 
Kimberly Plaza started her time at Burlington as a teacher. Her first year at Burlington, she served as the 7th grade Math/Science teacher. Her second year, she transitioned to teaching 7th and 8th grade Math only. In her third year, she returned to Burlington as a full time intervention teacher and moved into the Dean of Culture position near the middle of the school year. As the Dean of Culture, Kimberly is responsible for leading the school-wide efforts to build and maintain a strong, positive, and achievement-based school culture for all student in grades K-8. She is responsible for creating behavior systems that work for all students. In addition, she supports teachers and staff in addressing behavior problems that arise in order to ensure that all students feel safe at school and are receiving the maximum amount of instruction.

 

Kimberly is a Teach for America alum. She was a part of the 2010 Corps. As a 2010 Corps member, Kimberly was a founding teacher at Rocketship Los Suenos Academy in San Jose, CA where she taught Kindergarten Literacy for two years and 2nd grade Math for an additional two years.

 

Kimberly completed her Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology at Pomona College in Claremont, CA. She hopes to one day complete a Master’s in Educational Psychology and work towards earning an Administrative Credential.

 

Susana Interiano
Student and Family Services Coordinator
Susana Interiano serves as the Family and Student Services Coordinator at the Camino Nuevo Charter Academy (CNCA) Burlington Campus. Susie has been a part of the CNCA community since 2007, where she began making connections with all stakeholders as an office assistant. A native of Los Angeles, Calif., her bi-cultural and bilingual background allows her to relate to the families CNCA is able to serve, making her role that much more meaningful to her. Her ongoing career pursuit is to become a speech pathologist and continue serving the CNCA community as such.
Rogaciana Sanchez
Operations Coordinator
As the Operations Coordinator at the Burlington site, Roga, is responsible for the logistics of the day-to-day operations. She works closely with the leadership team to ensure Camino Nuevo's vision and mission goals are met.  She has held various positions within the campus, such as office manager, teacher’s assistant, and after school instructor. She is an alumna of the Burlington site. She joined the Camino Nuevo family the year it opened in 2000. Roga attended Camino Nuevo's first High School, Dalzell Lance where she graduated and enrolled in college. Upon graduating college she decided to return home and serve the community in which she grew up.
 
Roga completed her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a focus on Social Deviance and Social Change and a minor in Criminal Justice at the California State University, Long Beach in 2012.