The Hendrick Hudson Board of Education announced its selection of Brian D. Monahan, Ph.D., as interim Superintendent of Schools, effective July 1. Monahan, currently serving as coordinator of graduate programs in educational leadership and technology at Pace University, brings nearly 40 years of experience as an educator to the Hendrick Hudson School District. He received his Ph.D. in curriculum and teaching with a specialization in language and literacy from GSE in 1982.
Rashid Ferrod Davis (M.S.Ed. Administration & Supervision '03) is the founding Principal of Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-Tech), and was recently interviewed for Principal's Office, a regular feature in the New York Times' School Book. In the interview, entitled "No Such Thing As Too Hard," Davis discusses the challenge of preparing his students for a rigorous science and technology curriculum, and college-level classes, even though many of them came from middle schools that may not have adequately prepared them.