photo of our Superintendent, Dawn Santiago-Marullo


Dawn Santiago-Marullo, Ed.D. has been Superintendent of Schools for the Victor Central School District since March 2009. Dawn was previously the District's Director of Special Projects and Programs. In this capacity, she supervised eight district programs (International Baccalaureate Diploma, Advanced Placement, K-8 Enrichment, 6-12 Foreign Language department, K-12 instructional technology, Audio-Visual Support, the School and Community Relations Office and the College and Career Counseling Center). In addition, her special projects included conducting research on current education trends and global competitiveness as well as coordinating special district initiatives (e.g. Chinese Sister School program, graduate follow-up studies and an alumni relations program). Prior to serving as an administrator, Dawn was a teacher on special assignment as a Teacher Center Director and Staff Developer. From 1982 to 2000 she taught Spanish at Victor Senior High School.

She is a graduate of Fairport High School (Regents Diploma '76), Nazareth College (BA '81 and MS '84), SUNY Brockport (CAS in Educational Administration, '04) and the Warner School of Education at the University of Rochester (Ed.D. '10).

Dawn was President of the New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers in 2003 and Co-Chairperson of the New York State Professional Standards and Practices Board for Teaching from 2003 to 2005. She was also a member of the Board of Directors of the Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages from 2004 to 2008. Currently, she serves on the University of Rochester's Warner School of Education Dean's Advisory Committee, Finger Lakes Community College's Victor Campus Advisory Board, the Ontario ARC Advisory Board and the Victor Chamber of Commerce.

Dawn lives with her husband of 38 years Tom Marullo in Victor, NY. Tom is the Associate Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the National Foundation to End Senior Hunger. They have two adult children. Dawn (Marullo) Stever who lives with her husband Matt Stever and their beautiful daughter Lucille Ann (Lucy) in Farmington, NY. Their son Jonathan (Jon) Marullo lives in Rochester. Lucy will be a first grader at the Victor Early Childhood School in September 2017.