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Long Beach BOE appoints Janna Ostroff, Ed.D. as new Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction for Long Beach

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Long Beach Board of Education appointed Dr. Janna Ostroff as the new Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction. Dr. Ostroff received her Bachelor’s Degree from Colgate University, earned her Master’s in both Comparative International Education and Geochemistry from the University of Oxford, UK, and completed the Hunter College educational leadership program. Dr. Ostroff earned a Doctoral Degree in Educational Leadership from St. John’s University, studying the Landscape of Personalized Learning in Long Island Schools.

Regarding her new role, Ostroff said, “I am looking forward to working with the Long Beach community to provide all students with educational experiences and opportunities that prepare and inspire them to positively impact their local and global communities.”

With a career that spans close to 20 years in education, Dr. Ostroff has taught and served as a science teacher and teacher-leader in New York City before moving to Long Island. She holds a New York State Permanent School District Leader Certification, New York State School Building Certification and New York State 7-12 Chemistry Public School Teaching Certification. Until recently, Dr. Ostroff was District Science and Technology Supervisor in Oyster Bay-East Norwich Schools. Additionally, she is involved in various professional organizations and a valued board member for the Long Island Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics Educational Leadership Association, Association of Suffolk Supervisors for Educational Technologies and Nassau Technology Administrators Group.

“I am excited to welcome Dr. Ostroff as part of our leadership team,” said Long Beach Superintendent of Schools Jennifer Gallagher. “Her background and leadership approach provides a great fit for where our district is heading regarding curricular and instructional initiatives.”

Date Added: 8/18/2022