Pronouns: he/him/él

Roots: Colombia

Job Title: Assistant Principal at A. L. Brown High School

Cornelius, NC

Mauricio Restrepo

Assistant Principal at A. L. Brown High School

Mauricio Restrepo is originally from West Haven, Connecticut. Born from Colombian immigrants, Mauricio moved with his wife and 2 children to the Charlotte Area 9 years ago. He has his associates degree from Gateway Community College, his Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish from Southern Connecticut State University and his Master’s in School Administration from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He also has his certificate in Curriculum and Supervision. Mr. Restrepo taught with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools at West Mecklenburg High School. As the AP Spanish Teacher and department chair, he helped students reach their goals year after year. As the Student Government Advisor he helped students lead others to their own successes. He was a participant in the TeachCharlotte program to become a lateral entry teacher. As a Principal Fellow for the state of North Carolina, Mauricio was able to learn through a specialized program designed to create exceptional leaders. Mauricio believes all students can succeed and wants to help them realize their own path to success. He truly feels all students can be successful and no two paths are the same.