District Welcomes New Assistant Superintendent

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Jennifer Lewner, Administrative Director for 21st Century Learning, was recently appointed as the new Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction. Her new role was announced during the district’s regular board of education meeting on Nov. 26. 

Ms. Lewner joined the district four and half years ago with a strong teaching background, significant experience as a curriculum developer and professional math coach. She became assistant principal at Forest Road School where her passion for education did not go unnoticed. During her role as assistant principal, Ms. Lewner also served as the district-wide math coach to support teaching and learning in all three schools through coaching, modeling and leading with professional development. At the conclusion of the 2017-2018 school year, Ms. Lewner was appointed as the district’s new Administrative Director for 21st Century Learning. 

“As per her colleagues, her leadership in the area of instructional technology has been well done and welcomed,” said Superintendent of Schools Dr. Nicholas Stirling. “Her passion for curriculum and curriculum development, understanding of 21st century learning and past educational and work experiences has prepared Ms. Lewner to be an assistant superintendent who will be a resource to the board, administration, faculty, staff, parents, community and students.” 

Ms. Lewner received her Bachelor of Arts in urban studies from Queens College and her Master of Science in secondary education of math at LIU Post. She also earned her certificate in Social-Emotional Learning and School District Leader at the College of Saint Rose.