The Middle Country Central School District (MCCSD) is excited to announce that two administrators have joined the District staff this fall. Brigit DiPrimo and David Erlanger have been appointed as Newfield High School’s two new assistant principals. Principal DiPrimo will provide strategic direction for ninth grade students with last names beginning with letters A through F and the entirety of the tenth grade class. Assistant Principal Erlanger will provide strategic direction for ninth grade students with last names beginning with letters G through M as well as the entirety of the eleventh grade class.
“It brings me great pleasure to welcome Ms. DiPrimo and Mr. Erlanger to our District for the 2018-2019 school year,” said Superintendent of Schools Dr. Roberta Gerold. “It is our top priority to provide our students with the best guidance and educational experiences during their time in the Middle Country School District. Both Ms. DiPrimo and Mr. Erlanger come to us with exceptional credentials and I am sure they will both add to the excellent support we provide our students.”
David Erlanger, a Dowling College National Science Foundation Robert Noyce Scholar, holds an advanced graduate certification in Educational Leadership, School Building Leadership and School District Leadership. He received a master’s degree at Stony Brook University and is currently pursuing a doctorate program in Educational Administration and Supervision at St. John’s University. Mr. Erlanger brings over a decade of professional experience, previously working as a high school science teacher and research director. Most recently, Mr. Erlanger worked at the elementary level as a private school principal. Mr. Erlanger enjoys working at the secondary level to educate and shape students as future leaders.
Brigit DiPrimo, a graduate of Molly College, earned a master’s degree and advanced certificate in Educational Computing and Educational Leadership from Stony Brook University. Prior to holding two administrator positions as an elementary school principal, Ms. DiPrimo worked as an elementary educator—with a combined nearly fifteen years of experience in the educational space. As assistant principal, Ms. DiPrimo’s top priority will be to help each of her students learn and grow in a safe and caring environment.
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Newfield High School’s Assistant Principal David Erlanger.
Newfield High School’s Assistant Principal Brigit DiPrimo.