Monica Lopez Hewett works as a Community School Program Manager at Annapolis Elementary. This year her current school became a community school and was able to provide over 25 different afterschool programs for her students. The school was also given an in kind donation of barbershop/beauty salon equipment to provide free haircuts/hair style for the students at Annapolis Elementary. Before this position she was a Family Involvement Specialist also for Anne Arundel County Public Schools. In this capacity as both a simultaneous interpreter and liaison, she facilitates effective communication between parents, teachers, students and community social organizations in informal and formal conferences and meetings, school-related activities, and community events. Monica has been with Anne Arundel County for the past 16 years. Monica has an Associate’s Degree in International Relations and a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice Administration from the University of Phoenix. Monica enjoys traveling and looking for new adventures in her travels.