Former Assistant Principal Takes Helm at Santapogue

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Jennifer Carere has been named principal of Santapogue Elementary School, effective Aug. 1.

Carere has been a part of the district for more than 16 years, previously serving as assistant principal of the Junior High School since 2011. Prior to that, she was the district’s K-8 social studies coordinator and team leader from 2009-2011 and a seventh and eighth grade social studies teacher from 2000-2009.

Carere holds a masters degree in arts and liberal science from Stony Brook University. She also earned an advanced administrative professional certification from Dowling College.