Achieving a dream is about more than just what you accomplish. It is about who you become in the process. - John C. Maxwell
Fabio Zuluaga is the Region 2 assistant superintendent, serving 40,000 students in 45 schools. Region 2 provides instructional and operational leadership to all schools in the Annandale, Falls Church, Marshall, McLean, and Stuart pyramids, as well as Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Kilmer Center, and Davis Center.
Zuluaga brings experience as a science teacher, a principal, and a division level administrator to FCPS. He helped develop professional learning communities, improved the use of standards-based instruction, and promoted an inclusive culture of respect and collaboration.
Zuluaga worked in Fayette County Schools from 2003-09, where he was responsible for directing the district’s strategic plan and supporting professional learning communities. As a result of his efforts, the Fayette County School District grew into one of Kentucky’s strongest professional learning communities.
During his tenure as the principal of Maxwell Elementary, Zuluaga executed a strong bilingual K-5 curriculum, and it became one of the top 20 elementary schools in Kentucky. He also received a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to refine and improve performance in the Spanish immersion Program.
Fluent in Spanish, Zuluaga holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the National Pedagogical University in Bogota, Colombia, and earned certification to teach in the United States of America from the University of Missouri. In addition, Zuluaga earned a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction and a doctorate in instructional leadership from Nova Southeastern University in Florida.