Assistant Superintendent for Technology and Administrative Services Appointed

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At its regular meeting on March 9, the Board of Education appointed Ms. Carole Polney to the position of assistant superintendent for Technology and Administrative Services.

Ms. Polney brings 23 years of experience to Amityville. She began her career with the West Babylon School District as an English teacher and then became their director of Instructional Technology. She moved to the Babylon School District in 2004 to become an assistant principal, and was then promoted to coordinator of Assessments, Data, Learning and Technology, a position she has held for the past seven years. Ms. Polney is the vice president of the Association of Suffolk Supervisors for Educational Technologies (ASSET), which is an organization that supports technology integration across Long Island.

She earned her Bachelor of Science and Arts in communications from New York Institute of Technology, her Master of Science in English education from Long Island University C.W. Post and her professional diploma in School District Administration from Stony Brook University. She is currently pursuing her doctorate in educational leadership at St. John’s University.

“I am looking forward to joining the Amityville team and community,” said Polney. “My goal is to offer meaningful contributions to the district’s development of technology and also expose all students to learning experiences that will benefit them in the present and the future.”