In Honor of Hispanic Heritage Month
A Life-Long Learner
Dr. Yamil Sanchez Rivera, born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico and both parents also born on the island. Is an educator and life-long learner with over 26 years of experience working with schools and nonprofits. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Villanova University, a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Kutztown University and earned his Doctorate in Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Lehigh University.
As a true believer of being a life-long learner, he currently is pursuing his MBA at Lehigh University. Dr. Sanchez has served as a teacher and administrator of youth and family services for nonprofits in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New York. Currently, Dr. Sanchez currently serves as the Chief Administrative Officer for the Reading School District.
He has had the privilege to be at the helm of various organizations. With each of those roles, a core element of his success has been building a culture of excellence to ensure children and families are provided high quality services. Additionally, his leadership roles have offered the opportunity to model his inclusive and collaborative style for leadership.
Dr. Sanchez’s work as a classroom and district educator, administrator in nonprofit youth related and community development programs, and leader with the United Way system has provided great insight in working as part of a collective to help all children and families experience success at home, in the community, and in school. Dr. Yamil Sanchez we are so proud of you. Congratulations! You are our Latin pride.