Wanda Caraballo Named New Principal at Saint Casimir School
Wanda Caraballo Named New Principal of Saint Casimir School
(MANCHESTER, NH) – David A. Thibault, Superintendent of Schools for the Diocese of Manchester, announced today the appointment of Wanda Caraballo as principal of Saint Casimir School. Mrs. Caraballo succeeds Mr. Richard Flagg, who has led St. Casimir since 2015. She will begin her new role on November 22.
“Mrs. Caraballo brings with her school-wide experience, enthusiasm, and a strong commitment to Catholic education,” said Mr. Thibault. “She is well known in the community, active in her parish, and has been a true leader in the school over the past eight years. I look forward to working with her in her new role at Saint Casimir.”
Mrs. Caraballo began her career in elementary education as a paraprofessional at the Parker Varney Elementary and Wilson Street Schools in Manchester, and also worked as an ESL for Adults instructor. She started at Saint Casimir as a part-time Spanish teacher in 2007, and became a full-time teacher there a year later. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Education with a minor in Spanish from Notre Dame College in Manchester.
Mrs. Caraballo is a communicant of Saint Anne-Saint Augustin Parish in Manchester, where she has taught in the religious education program for almost 20 years, and is a cantor at Spanish-language Masses. She is a co-founder of Latinos Unidos de New Hampshire, a non-profit organization that organizes the annual Latino Festival of New Hampshire and funds scholarships for Latino students. A native of New York City, and a proud first-generation American of Puerto Rican descent, she resides in Manchester with her two children.
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