Greenwich Public Schools Interim Superintendent Ralph Mayo has announced the appointment of Ms. Sarah Obuchowski as the North Mianus School Assistant Principal, effective October 18, 2018. Ms. Obuchowski is currently working for the Stamford Public Schools at Newfield Elementary School as a Scientific Based Research Interventions (SRBI) Support Teacher and oversees 504 compliance plans.
NMS Principal Angela Schmidt said, "The members of the interview committee were very impressed with Sarah's knowledge of effective teaching practice and her ability to use data to personalize strategies resulting in positive student outcomes. I am confident that Sarah's strong interpersonal skills coupled with her desire to be an advocate for students will make her a welcome addition to the North Mianus School community."
Administrative candidates are selected after a comprehensive search and appointment process, which includes widespread recruitment efforts, multiple interviews, and extensive reference and background checks.
Bio Brief: Sarah Obuchowski
In 2008, Ms. Obuchowski began her career in education with the Darien Public Schools, Darien, CT at Hindley Elementary School as a Grade 4 Inclusion Teacher. In 2010, she moved to Grade 2 as an Inclusion Teacher and was also appointed Team Leader for the grade level. She transitioned to the Stamford Public Schools in 2017 as an SRBI teacher and has been involved in both the school and district data teams, numerous student behavior related committees and is a member of the Science curriculum writing team. She has led professional development opportunities on the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), SRBI, and Balanced Literacy for her colleagues and is an Orton-Gillingham Coach for K-3 teachers.
Ms. Obuchowski received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History in 2007 and a Master of Arts Degree in Elementary Teaching in 2008 from Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT. She also completed the Educational Leadership program at Quinnipiac University in 2017, receiving the Excellence in Scholarship and Excellence in Leadership Awards.