Anna Cano Amato has been principal of P.S.110 in Brooklyn since 2006. Her school community embodies its vision of Growing Hearts and Minds through the many unique initiatives that address the academic, social and emotional growth of its students. PS 110 began its French Dual Program in 2011 and its first cohort will graduate in June 2017. Since 1984, Anna has worked at P.S. 110 in the following positions; Assistant Principal, Literacy Coach, Teacher Trainer, Spanish and Classroom Teacher – 2nd through 5th grades. She has earned advanced degrees from Queens College and St. John’s University as well as an administrative degree from the College of St. Rose. P.S. 110 was the first New York City public school to be recognized for fulfilling its vision and received the “Educating the Whole Child in the 21st Century” award from the New York ASCD for creating a healthy, safe, engaging, supportive, and challenging school environment.