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Maria Gennaro-Director of Business and Operations

Miss Maria Gennaro joined Ivy Academia Entrepreneurial Charter School as a Kindergarten teacher in 2005. While at Ivy, she has taught Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade, has been the Summer School Administrator, and served as the Interim Administrator at the De Soto campus, the Administrative Designee at the Sunny Brae campus, TK-6 Assistant Principal at the Elementary Campus, 7-12 Principal at the Valley Circle campus, and Director of Administrative Services.  Now serving as the Director of Business and Operations, Miss Gennaro continues to make a lasting impact on our Ivy Family. 

Miss Gennaro holds two degrees including and two credentials including a M.A. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from California State University, Northridge; a B.A. in Liberal Studies from California State University, Northridge; a Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential and an Administrative Credential. Miss Gennaro has many positive relationships with students, parents and families.

“Education is a passion of mine and I strive to create an environment that is conducive to the development of every child: mentally, physically, and emotionally. In everything that I do, I incorporate my favorite quote: ‘Believe deep down in your heart that you are destined to do great things.’" –Miss Gennaro