A New Principal for Park Avenue

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The Amityville Union Free School District welcomes Robyn Shockley-Santiago as the new principal of Park Avenue Memorial Elementary School, which serves grades 4-6. Shockley-Santiago comes to Amityville from the New York City School District.
    
Shockley-Santiago has served as assistant principal of P.S. 120 Magnet School of Multi-Cultural Education in Brooklyn since 2012. She has previously served as an academic intervention leader, data specialist, technology assistant, literacy coach and elementary classroom teacher.
     
“I’m looking forward to using my background in data analysis and intervention to challenge all of the students of Amityville and support their success,” Ms. Shockley-Santiago said. “I hope to instill in them a love of learning and to create life-long learners.”
    
She holds a bachelor’s degree in home economics from Queens College, a master’s degree in elementary education from Long Island University Brooklyn and a specialist diploma in educational leadership from Queens College.
    
“Ms. Shockley-Santiago comes to us with a wealth of experience and is a proven leader,” said Superintendent Dr. Mary T. Kelly. “Her expertise in areas such as literacy and technology will help us continue to improve student achievement.”