Serenia A.Farrell, MA.Ed. has been an educator for over 26 years, wearing an assortment of hats. Her love for children and her passion to serve and empower families through education drove her to become an educational leader.
She is very proud to work with a dynamic team at Louise A. Spencer. Vice Principal Farrell considers herself fortunate to learn and grow under a second to none administrative team. She is honored to serve a brilliant bunch of scholars in the Newark Board of Education.
Mrs. Rodriguez is very excited to be the new addition to the Louise A. Spencer School’s administrative team. As Vice Principal, Mrs. Rodriguez will be overseeing third to fifth grades.
Mrs. Rodriguez was born and raised in Newark and attended Wilson Avenue School and Arts High School. Mrs. Rodriguez graduated from Montclair State University with a BA in history, and received her MA in Educational Leadership from Grand Canyon University. She holds certifications in elementary education K-6 and administration.
She started her career in education over 16 years ago at Sussex Avenue School as a fifth grade literacy teacher and subsequently taught at Cleveland School and Hawkins Street School. Most recently, she worked in the capacity of Teacher Coach for Literacy at George Washington Carver School and Bruce Street School of the Deaf.
As a parent of three children, Mrs. Rodriguez understands the importance of parental and community involvement as a Home-School-Association Vice President and she will strive to maintain and enhance the partnership within Louise A. Spencer community.