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Rossetti ’04 Named Assistant Principal

Posted on Tuesday, August 14, 2012

An article in The Post-Star announced Jessica Rossetti '04 has been appointed assistant principal at the William H. Barton Intermediate School in Queensbury, N.Y. According to the article, "It's a 10-month, part-time position that will involve assisting the school principal, Kyle Gannon, with overseeing the instructional programs and support services for approximately 530 students in the fourth- and fifth-grades."


A quote from Gannon, attributed to a press release is also included in the article: "She has a strong literacy background, which pairs nicely with our readers' and writers' workshop program. She is also tech-savvy and has a strong connection with kids as a former classroom teacher. Her array of knowledge will help us continue to strengthen our literacy efforts and address emerging challenges in schools such as cyberbullying."


Rossetti earned her B.A. in public policy studies cum laude and minored in psychology. While a student, Rossetti was a member of Hai Timiai, the Laurel Society and was a student trustee. She spent a semester each studying in Boston and a summer in China.


The article follows.


The Post-Star
New assistant principal appointed at Intermediate School in Queensbury


QUEENSBURY -- The Queensbury Board of Education on Monday appointed Jessica Rossetti to be the next assistant principal at the William H. Barton Intermediate School.


It's a 10-month, part-time position that will involve assisting the school principal, Kyle Gannon, with overseeing the instructional programs and support services for approximately 530 students in the fourth- and fifth-grades, the district announced Tuesday.


Rossetti's responsibilities include serving as the building's Dignity for All Students Act coordinator, assisting with evaluating the performance of teachers and working with Gannon in establishing high academic standards.


Rossetti comes from the Hoosic Valley Central School, where she worked since 2004. She began there as an elementary school teacher and spent a year as the K-6 literacy coordinator.


She also spent her final year as an adjunct professor in the reading department at the University at Albany.


She earned her bachelor's degree in public policy from Hobart and William Smith Colleges and her master's degree in literacy from the University at Albany.
She later received a certificate of advanced study in educational leadership from the College of Saint Rose. Her teaching certifications include early childhood education, childhood education, students with disabilities, literacy and reading recovery. She is also state-certified as a school building leader.


"She has a strong literacy background, which pairs nicely with our readers' and writers' workshop program," Gannon said in a press release. "She is also tech-savvy and has a strong connection with kids as a former classroom teacher. Her array of knowledge will help us continue to strengthen our literacy efforts and address emerging challenges in schools such as cyberbullying."

 

 

 


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