Greenwich Public Schools (GPS) Superintendent of Schools Dr. Jill Gildea in collaboration with incoming Interim Superintendent Ralph Mayo have announced the following Assistant Principal (AP) transitions for the 2018-2019 school year.
Greenwich Public Schools (GPS) Superintendent of Schools Dr. Jill Gildea in collaboration with incoming Interim Superintendent Ralph Mayo have announced the following Assistant Principal (AP) transitions for the 2018-2019 school year. The transitions have been made as an administrator aspirant strategy, providing opportunities to experience working with different leadership styles, and different school sizes and communities.
Dr. Gildea noted, "At Greenwich Public Schools, we are keenly aware of the responsibility to grow opportunities for our educators and educational administrators so that we are a career destination focused on learner and community centered schools. Our pioneer APs will take on these next step career challenges to bring their unique strengths and skills to our various community schools. Each of these leaders aspires to overall professional and personal growth in service of our learners. We're so pleased to support these talented leaders within GPS."
Cos Cob School:
Effective with the 2018-2019 school year Michael Reid will be the Assistant Principal for Cos Cob School. Mr. Reid has been the Assistant Principal at North Street School since July 2017. Mr. Reid has been an educator with the Greenwich Public Schools (GPS) since 2006 as an elementary teacher. He also served as a GPS instructional coach from 2015 to 2017.
Mr. Reid received a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Connecticut College, New London, CT in 2002; a Master of Arts in teaching in elementary education from Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT in 2006; and a sixth year certification in differentiated learning from University of La Verne, La Verne, CA in 2009.
Barbara Oxer will be the Assistant Principal for Glenville School effective with the 2018-2019 school year. Ms. Oxer has been the Cos Cob School (CCS) Assistant Principal since 2012. After more than twenty years working in the private sector, as a Certified Public Accountant, Ms. Oxer began her career as a teacher at Old Greenwich School in 2002. She was selected as a Distinguished Teacher in 2012 by the Greenwich Distinguished Teachers Awards Committee and received the Connecticut PTA's 2018 Outstanding Assistant Principal of the Year Award.
Ms. Oxer received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Accounting from the University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT in 1977, and a Master of Science degree in Elementary Education (2001) and a Sixth Year Certificate in Educational Administration and Supervision (2009) both from the University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT.
North Street School:
Kathleen Ramirez is returning to North Street School (NSS) as Assistant Principal (AP) effective with the 2018-2019 school year. She served as Interim Assistant Principal at NSS in spring 2017 before accepting the AP appointment at Glenville in July 2017. Prior to taking on the role of Assistant Principal, Ms. Ramirez served as an instructional coach for the District (2014-2017). She joined the Greenwich Public Schools in 2006, and served as a fourth grade teacher at both Julian Curtiss School and North Mianus School.Ms. Ramirez received a Bachelor of Science in Russian from Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. in 1987; a master's degree in elementary education from the University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT in 2006; a sixth year certificate from the University of La Verne in La Verne, CA in 2009; and administrator certification from Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT in 2014.