Sandy Munnell has forty years of experience in public education, inside and outside the classroom. It’s time for an educator’s voice to be heard on the school board.
Sandy taught English, grades 7-12, for the first twenty years of her career. After leaving Prince William County, VA, in 1997, she became the Instructional Technology Coordinator (ITC) at Washington-Liberty High School in Arlington, bringing her technology leadership to both the creation of the school technology plan and professional development for the teaching staff. During her tenure at Washington-Liberty, Sandy also served on the Building Level Planning Committee (BLPC) for the construction of the new Washington-Liberty school campus. After 15 years at Washington-Liberty, she retired with 35 years of service educating in Virginia. Well, almost retired, as she has returned to Arlington schools, both to teach and to manage the IB Extended Essay program.
Because she’s worked with school-based administrators, central office supervisors, and K-12 teachers in APS, Sandy understands what it takes to run a successful classroom, a successful school, and a successful system.
- APS Colleague
Since moving to Arlington in 1997, Sandy’s community involvement includes serving as secretary of the Board of her homeowner’s association and participation in the Bluemont Civic Federation, where she served as an elected delegate to the Arlington County Civic Federation (CivFed). She was a member of the Schools Committee of the CivFed (2010-2017) and served as co-chair for two years. During this time, the Schools Committee focus was on capacity planning to meet the needs of a growing county. She is a graduate of Arlington Neighborhood College
Sandy’s professional strengths include:
Ability to successfully communicate to and influence various constituencies in both the schools and the community
Proven skills on the “business” side of schools, managing technology infrastructure planning, acquisition and budget for her schools in both Prince William County and Arlington Public Schools
Thought leadership in instructional design and integration of technology with curriculum, which she has shared locally, regionally and nationally
Sandy has vision. I respect how she is able to break down a problem and help people see the connections between all the parts. This ability comes from her deep knowledge about education and how schools operate.
- APS Colleague
See Sandy's full resume here...
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