Dr. Silvia Romero-Johnson has been named the new assistant superintendent for teaching and learning for the Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District.
Before accepting her new position, Romero-Johnson served as director of bilingual programs and instructional equity in the Verona Area School District. Throughout her career, she has served in the education field in a variety of capacities including as interim Chief Academic Officer and assistant superintendent for the Office of English Learners in the Boston Public Schools and executive director of the Office of Multilingual and Global Education in the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) where she led the district’s transition from transitional bilingual education to dual language immersion education.
Romero-Johnson was also the principal of Nuestro Mundo Community School, MMSD’s first two-way bilingual immersion charter school.
Silvia is an active participant in various organizations, according to her bio, such as the American Educational Research Association, the School Superintendents Association, and the Massachusetts Association for Bilingual Education. She is an adjunct professor at various institutions of higher education.
Silvia is also the co-author of the book Advancing Equity for Dual Language Program-A Guide for Leaders and was selected as one of Madison365’s Sí Se Puede 2021: Wisconsin’s 36 Most Influential Latino Leaders.