Assistant Superintendent of Pupil Personnel Services
Dr. Tina Mannarino is an experienced Central Office Administrator and a School Psychologist, with a career that has focused on developing and implementing programs and services for students from birth to age 21 with a focus on special populations and supporting students who bring relationship challenges to the school environment.
Dr. Mannarino received her undergraduate degree and School Psychology degrees from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, her school administration degree from Southern Connecticut State University, and her Ph.D in Education Administration from the University of Connecticut NEAG School of Education. She has presented at several national conferences and conventions including the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
Dr. Mannarino’s early career began in New York City high schools as a School Psychologist. She then served as the Director of Special Education and Pupil Personnel Services in New London, Connecticut where she worked for 7 years, followed by service in the New Haven Public Schools for 13 years. Before joining Westport Public Schools she served as the Director of Programs and Services for Young Children and families at LEARN, a Regional Education Service Center supporting 25 school districts in the southeastern part of Connecticut.
Dr. Mannarino serves on the Gesell Institute Advisory Board, and is a member of the steering committee of the Attachment Network of Connecticut.