District fills Albany High administrator posts
ALBANY, N.Y. (July 20, 2018) -- The
Albany Board of Education on Thursday approved the appointment of two
veteran educators to fill administrative vacancies at Albany High
Roderick W. Gilmour III
will assume the role of vice principal at Albany High, filling a vacancy
created when Jodi Commerford was appointed principal.
And longtime district math teacher
was appointed assistant house principal of Leadership Academy, replacing
Rebecca Handzel, who resigned July 3.
Gilmore was as an assistant principal at Walter Panas High School in
Cortlandt Manor, located in Westchester County. He also was an assistant
principal at Nanuet Senior High School in Nanuet, located in Rockland
County. Before that, he taught social studies for eight years at
Clarkstown High School North in New City, also located in Rockland
Gilmore earned a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Oneonta, a master’s degree
from St. Thomas Aquinas College and his administrative certification
from Long Island University. He starts Aug. 1.
Newman joined the district in 2004 as a math teacher at the former
Philip Livingston Magnet Academy. She went on to teacher math at Stephen
and Harriet Myers Middle School, North Albany Academy and the former
Alternative Learning Center (now Tony Clement Center for Education),
where she has been since 2011.
Newman earned her administrative certification from the University at
Albany, and starts July 23.
Please give them a warm welcome when you see them!
The mission of the City School District of Albany
is to work in partnership with our diverse community to
engage every learner in a robust educational program designed to provide
the knowledge and skills necessary for success. The district
students in 18
elementary, middle and high schools. In addition to neighborhood
schools, the district includes several magnet schools and programs, as
well as other innovative academic opportunities for students,
including four themed academies at Albany High