Daniel Crispino
Full Name
Daniel Crispino
Job Title
Director of School Leadership
Meriden Public Schools

Daniel Crispino began his career in education as a first-grade teacher, today serves as director of school leadership for Meriden (Conn.) Public Schools, where he coaches and supports elementary administrators in goal setting, planning, development, implementation, and monitoring of action plans. Prior to that, he held several administrative positions, including that of principal, at John Barry Elementary School. In 2019, he was recognized with several awards, among them the Terrel H. Bell Award for Outstanding School Leadership, presented by the U.S. Department of Education. Under Crispino’s leadership, Barry Elementary also was recognized as a 2019 National Blue Ribbon School and named by the Connecticut State Department of Education as a School of Distinction for its high academic growth.