Ismary Santiago-LugoEarly Education Program Manager
Ismary Santiago-Lugo joins the NEPM team as the Early Education Program Manager, working with families and early learners. She completed a bachelor’s degree in communications at the Universidad del Sagrado Corazón in Santurce, Puerto Rico. In 2016, Ismary relocated from Puerto Rico to Massachusetts. Soon after moving to Western MA, she was an intern with NEPM’s Connecting Point and the bilingual series Presencia. Ismary discovered her passion for education while working as an administrative assistant at the Holyoke Community Charter School, she became a teacher in 2020 and taught Spanish and ESL. Ismary strives to stay connected to her community and learn from those around her.