West Islip School District has appointed Amanda Harvey as assistant principal at Beach Street Middle School. She officially began the new position on Aug. 25.
Ms. Harvey has been an elementary teacher in the West Islip School District for 23 years, working as a first grade teacher for 21 years. She also currently holds a position as an adjunct professor at Brandman University since 2008.
“With 23 years of experience in the West Islip School District, I am motivated and grateful to continue to work and grow with the West Islip students, staff and community at Beach Street Middle School,” Ms. Harvey said. “I look forward to being a part of the welcoming Beach Street family where together, we will continue to strive for excellence.”
Ms. Harvey holds both a bachelor’s degree in science and a master’s degree in reading K-12 from SUNY Cortland. She also is certified as a school administrator and supervisor and school district administrator.