Principal, Sacred Heart School
Over the past 15 years, Ms. Akano has been a classroom teacher in the 6th, 7th, and 8th grades, a teaching assistant for the Freshman Immersion Program at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, and an assistant middle school principal. Prior to joining Sacred Heart in 2000, Ms. Akano taught middle school math and science at St. Mark the Evangelist School and while there co-chaired the school’s Middle States Re-Accreditation committee. Ms. Akano has a B.A. in psychology from City College and an MS in School Building Leadership with distinction from Mercy College.