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Date Added: 6/9/2023

New Personnel Positions for Eastport-South Manor

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During the May 17 board of education meeting, the Eastport-South Manor Central School District approved three appointments.

Stephen G. Posselt was appointed director of K-12 social studies, effective July 1. Mr. Posselt began his educational career in 2004 at the Lindenhurst Union Free School District where he taught social studies at Lindenhurst Senior High School to both general education and special education students. Since 2014, he served as the district’s coordinator for secondary special education. Mr. Posselt holds a Bachelor of Arts in American studies from SUNY Old Westbury and a Master of Science in elementary education from Dowling College. He also earned a Doctor of Education in literacy studies at Hofstra University.

Justin Grover was appointed director of mathematics, effective July 1. Mr. Grover began his career in 2008 as a mathematics teacher at St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School, where he was the recipient of the Educational Excellence Award in 2013, and became mathematics department chairperson in 2016, where he held the position for three years. He was also assistant principal of St. Agnes Cathedral School Grades K-8 before serving in his most recent position as assistant principal at Eastport-South Manor Jr.-Sr. High School since 2021. Mr. Grover holds a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics from the University of Rhode Island and a Master of Science in adolescent education from Dowling College. He also received certification in educational leadership from Stony Brook University.

Kristyn Pellegrini will replace Mr. Grover as assistant principal of Eastport-South Manor Jr.-Sr. High School, effective July 1. Ms. Pellegrini began her career in 2012 as a Spanish teacher at Longwood Junior High School where she currently teaches. She also served as a Spanish teacher and English as a new language teacher at the Longwood Central School District for the district’s Late Afternoon Program from 2020-2021 and as an ENL and Algebra co-teacher in the district’s Summer Remediation Program. Ms. Pellegrini earned a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish education from Siena College and a Master of Arts in teaching English to speakers of other languages from Touro College.

The district welcomes each of the appointees to the district and extends best wishes for success in the 2023-2024 school year.

Date Added: 6/2/2023

Spring 2023 Newsletter is available.

Date Added: 5/24/2023


Budget Newsletter 2023 Now Available

Date Added: 5/2/2023