Donna Williams: Assistant Principal, Primary School & Grade 5 Lead Teacher

Donna Williams hails from the U.S. and she and her husband moved to San Juan del Sur in March of 2017 for a new chapter in their life’s adventure.  Donna has been teaching since 2006; she has worked with students of various ages and special needs in the U.S. (in Arizona, California, and Hawai`i) and she has taught at the college level as well. Before discovering her love for teaching, Donna worked in the weight loss industry, as a college academic counselor, and as a drug rehabilitation counselor at an inpatient facility.  She studied nutrition and psychology at San Diego State University, where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree.  She later earned her Masters in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling, and then Masters in Elementary Education at University of Phoenix. Donna is living proof that you can never stop learning and it is never too late to pursue a goal! Donna truly enjoys working in the education field. It is her mission to create a safe and supportive community of learners who demonstrate mutual respect for one another.