Ask an Educator LIVE with Dr. Pilar Mejía, Principal at Scott Dual Language Magnet Elementary
Join us on Thursday, June 25 at 8 p.m. for Ask an Educator LIVE with Dr. Pilar Mejía, Principal at Scott Dual Language Magnet Elementary. The session is hosted by the Kansas Children's Discovery Center on Facebook. Dr. Pilar will discuss setting up for success at home, including safety, schedules, expectations, how to support children at home and emotional well-being. She will take your questions live!
Dr. Mejía has been with Topeka Public Schools since 2004, where she has served as an instructional coach for teachers of English Learners, the dual language coordinator and assistant principal at Scott Dual Language Magnet, principal at Highland Park Central Elementary, and currently principal at Scott Dual Language Magnet. Dr. Mejía earned her bachelor's degree in elementary education from Washburn University, her masters degree in education from the University of Kansas, and her doctorate of educational leadership from Kansas State University. She was named one of Topeka's top 20 Under 40 in 2011, Elementary School Principal of the Year in 2019 and in 2020. Dr. Mejía is a published author in the article category, and was instrumental in helping lead Scott Dual Language Elementary as it became the first bilingual magnet school in Topeka, as well as the only school in Kansas that has won the School of the Year Excellence in Education Award granted by the Embassy of Spain in 2015, an award given to schools in the United States that show excellence in content and language integrated learning programs in English and Spanish.