Principal's Biography

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    Dina Williams


    (610) 638-1070

    Dina Williams graduated from Archmere Academy with the Class of 1991. She studied Elementary Education at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, FL, and returned home to Pennsylvania. Dina began her educational career as a third-grade teacher at Charles Kelly Elementary School in 2007. She taught at Charles Kelly for seven years, all while studying for her Masters of Education in Classroom Climate & Culture, as well as completing the Principal Certification Program with St. Joseph’s University. 


    Dina was given the opportunity to become the Lead Teacher at Garrettford Elementary School from January 2015 until her appointment as the Principal of the Kindergarten Center in November 2015. During her time at the Kindergarten Center, Dina Williams also obtained her Superintendent Letter of Eligibility at St. Joseph’s University. 


    Dina led the Kindergarten Center for the last eight years and is excited about her next adventure as the Principal of Charles Kelly Elementary School at the start of this 2023-2024 school year. Dina is married to her husband Michael and they have one daughter, Danielle, who is finishing her last year of college. Michael and Danielle have supported and encouraged Dina throughout her continued education.  


    Dina is excited to be back where she started in Upper Darby School District and is looking forward to working with the incredible staff, students, and families of Charles Kelly Elementary.