Vice President, School Leadership Preparation
Marlene Salerno Filewich has been an educator since 1970, teaching in urban areas of New Jersey and in New York City. In the Department of Education, she held a variety of positions including: Director of Funded Programs, Deputy Superintendent, Local Instructional Superintendent and Community Superintendent of CSD 11 in the Bronx. Since 2006, Marlene has worked with the Principal Preparation Programs at the NYC Leadership Academy as its Senior Director. She currently oversees all aspects of the Aspiring Principals Program (APP). In this capacity, Marlene has served as the liaison to the Department of Education’s Leaders in Education Apprenticeship Program since its inception in 2009. She also works with the APP alumni program and is the Project Director of the local Wallace Professional Learning Community.