Mary Aquino was born and raised on the island of Guam, graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from the University of Guam and earned a Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Phoenix. In the year 2007, while working on her master’s program, Mary started working for James Irwin Charter Middle School as a sixth grade teacher’s assistant and quickly entered the role as 6th grade teacher after graduating. Mary just completed her third year as Assistant Principal at JICMS. She has worked in various positions such as math teacher, keyboarding teacher, and instructional coach. She feels her experiences at JICMS and their educational beliefs and values are what keeps her going and keeps her working here.