Six to Six Leadership
At Six to Six Interdistrict Magnet School, we pride ourselves on high academic standards for all students, commitment to parent and family involvement, and ensuring the development of the whole child, academically, socially and emotionally. We strive to create a healthy and inviting school environment in which students feel safe, supported and challenged in their learning.
We begin with the guiding belief that all students can be successful and achieve at high levels. Students in all classrooms, grades preschool through eighth, are engaged in rigorous work. Differentiate instruction to meet student needs, well-managed, caring classroom routines, and effective use of instructional time are evident as you tour the school building.
The faculty and administration are involved in ongoing reflection and professional development and consistently demonstrate a willingness to improve and refine practice. Our staff and faculty are highly collaborative and model respect, collegiality, and care in all that they do.
We understand that strong relationships between families and school are critical to ensuring student success and we welcome parent participation in all forms. We have a School Planning and Management Team with parent representation and an active PTA as well.
Our student's success is a responsibility that is shared between all stakeholders: community members, families, teachers and school leaders. Through ongoing collaboration, open channels of communication, and an enduring commitment to excellence and continuous improvement, we will achieve great things.
I am honored to be in my 15th year as an administrator at Six to Six and the Thurgood Marshall Middle School (TMMS). Since joining this amazing, diverse school community in 2000, I have been able to see a progression in our school as we prepare our students and our staff to be lifelong learners.
I pride myself in working with students, staff and families as we all learn together. In our small nurturing community students are able to form relationships with adults who teach them each day. Through the use of a Scientific Research-Based Interventions (SRBI) model, students are able to receive needed support in literacy and mathematics so they can fully avail themselves of the marvels of books and numbers.
In our continued effort to develop students who are socially conscious and people who demonstrate ethical appropriate behaviors we will continue our work with Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) this year. By providing our students with positive behavioral supports and interventions through implementation of the "TMMS Way" and the (Six to Six behavioral expectations), we will continue to provide a safe learning environment for all. I believe that this is critical for student success.
As a parent of two, I fully understand how important it is to provide our children with a high level of academics as well as the tools needed to succeed in a diverse world. As the assistant principal, I, along with our staff, strive to meet these demands and ensure our students feel safe and supported to learn each day.
Because of my experiences as a parent, I see myself as a resource for parents as you navigate through the elementary years as well as the tumultuous middle school years and I welcome parents to stop by or call me with their thoughts and concerns.
Six to Six is a wonderful place to prepare our students to become productive, caring citizens. We educate the whole child and provide them with skills to be 21st century learners.
For those of you that are members of our family-centered community, I hope you will get involved in your child's education and become a part of our school through volunteering, attending school events or simply stopping by to visit.
I'm looking forward to a productive year for all.
The School Planning and Management Team (SPMT) consists of both family and staff members who make decisions for our school. We meet the last Thursday of every month at 7 a.m. in the TMMS lounge. The role of the SPMT is to guide school priorities and to set school policies.
Comprehensive School Plan
Lindsay Benak, parent
Cathy Mc Elroy, teacher
Tina Prause, parent
Anna Nelmes-Stoughton, Principal
Robyn Proto, Assistant Principal
Suria Sanchez, teacher
Carol McGuire, teacher
Liz Rodriguez, parent
Yolanda Morales, parent
Doris Latorre Gonez, parent
Michelle Serrano, parent
Suzanne P. Clement, Family and Early Childhood Specialist