The Educational Leadership Team was created to:

  1. help facilitate communication between teachers and administration,
  2. foster collaboration among teachers,
  3. be an advisory/ mentor to teachers,
  4. assist the director with school organization and functions, and
  5. help lead the school to perform at its highers potential.

The Educational Leadership Team members include:


sandy-connolly Educational Leadership TeamSandy Connolly – Kindergarten Teacher

Mrs. Connolly received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education from Towson State University in Maryland, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. She is also an accomplished web page designer, and enjoys gardening and walking on the beach with her Husband. Mrs. Connolly has taught preschool through second grade students for over thirty years. She and her husband have two sons and one grandson.

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Erica Manthe – Fifth Grade Teacher

Mrs. Manthe earned a Bachelors of Science Degree in Education from Illinois State University, and is the recipient of a Teaching Credentials in both Illinois and California. She has taught at Del Mar Pines for eleven years. She and her husband enjoy spending time in the great out doors camping.

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Veronica Scott – Technology Teacher

Mrs. Scott has over 15 years of experience with all types of computer applications, web design and development, programming, multimedia, graphic arts and imaging software. She works closely with administration in continuing to develop technology plans for grades K-6. She is also fluent in Spanish, French and knows Italian well.

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Marci McCord – Director

Mrs. McCord graduated from the University of California at Davis with a degree in Economics. She earned her teaching credential from University of San Diego. She has taught kindergarten, second, third and sixth grades at Del Mar Pines School. Marci and her husband have a daughter and a son who graduated from Del Mar Pines School.





The Educational Leadership Team meets monthly.