Principal Sibyl Brooks
Sibyl Dawn Brooks is the Principal of Toquam Magnet Elementary School. Most recently, Brooks was employed in Danbury Public Schools as the assistant principal at Westside Middle School Academy for two years and assistant principal at Broadview Middle School for three years. She also served as interim principal for the district’s Hayestown Elementary School for one year.
Her more than 20-year educational career also includes the roles of assistant principal at Connecticut Technical High School and Wilbur Cross Elementary School in Bridgeport. Brooks has also held teaching and administrative roles in Bloomfield and Hartford.
Brooks holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Albertus Magnus College in New Haven. She also earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Middle School Mathematics and Science, as well as a Sixth Year School Administrator Certification, and a pending Superintendent Certification from Southern Connecticut State University.
Brooks has two young adult children and two grandchildren who she spends most of her time as their personal “Uber” driver taking them to their football and basketball practices. She comes from a family of educators, so early on she knew that she wanted to impact children and families, as well as become a role model for black and brown children.
Brooks is passionate and dedicated to teaching and learning. She works tirelessly to ensure staff and students are safe, respectful and responsible. She hold herself accountable to all stakeholders and believes that together we can address areas for improvement in order to close the achievement gap.