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Board Appoints Carmody Assistant Principal at H. Frank Carey

Christopher Carmody was appointed as an assistant principal at H. Frank Carey High School at the Board of Education meeting on Aug. 28. He will replace Assistant Principal Marc Isseks, who was transferred to New Hyde Park Memorial High School.

The Board of Education and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Ralph Ferrie are enthusiastic about his appointment and anticipate that Mr. Carmody will use his leadership skills and experience to ensure his success in his new position.

Mr. Carmody, a Merrick resident, joined the district as a social studies teacher at H. Frank Carey High School in September 2011. He has served as an assistant dean and facilitated staff development workshops on instructional and assessment strategies. Mr. Carmody has been a member of the New Hyde Park Fire Department since 2006. He has served as captain since 2013 and has coordinated and managed strategic and fiscal operations of the 40-member company.

“Being a social studies teacher at H. Frank Carey for the past seven years has truly been one of my life’s great joys, and I am beyond excited to serve in my new role as assistant principal,” Mr. Carmody said. “I look forward to working with the amazing educators, students and community members that we have here at Carey in order to foster an inspiring learning environment and promote continued improvement and success.”

Mr. Carmody earned a Bachelor of Arts in history and Master of Arts in education from Adelphi University. He holds a certificate of advanced study in school building leadership from the College of Saint Rose, as well as New York State professional certification in social studies education and a N.Y.S. School Building Leader Initial Certificate. Additionally, he facilitated a comprehensive review of the Advanced Placement United States History curriculum at Adelphi University. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his new role. Congratulations!