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Associate Superintendent (Magnet Schools)

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Lucilla Yira

Lucilla Yira is the first Latina in MPS to be named as an associate superintendent. She has been in education for over 20 years and is a strong advocate for language immersion, English learners and garnering partnerships that accelerate student learning. Yira has taught in Puerto Rico and St. Paul. Prior to her principalship at Windom, Yira served as assistant principal at Achieve Language Academy in St. Paul. She holds a superintendent’s license with coursework from Mankato State University.

Schools Assigned: Armatage, Bancroft, Barton, Cityview, Dowling, Emerson, Folwell, Marcy, Seward, Sheridan, Whittier, Windom