Scouting Her Niche
As a family involvement specialist with Glynn County Schools, Marihelen Newman works closely with families and school staff to ensure parents have the tools and information they need to be actively engaged in their children’s education at the 13 Title I Schools she covers. She believes her faith in God, her upbringing and life experiences led her to such a unique job.
“It’s a wonder I am even here. My mother was born during the 1918 flu pandemic and survived. Some 25 years later, my father was severely injured at Omaha Beach on D-Day. It’s a miracle either survived.”