Sarah Jabbar named assistant principal of Goshen High School

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Sarah Jabbar is the new assistant principal at Goshen High School

Sarah Jabbar was appointed assistant principal of Goshen High School by the Board of Education on Feb. 17. She will replace Kyle Roddey, who accepted the position of Junior-Senior High School Principal at Fallsburg Central School District.

“I am excited to have Ms. Sarah Jabbar join our team here at Goshen High School,” Principal Jennifer Martin said. “Her commitment to creating equitable opportunities for students and her enthusiasm for working with teachers will help support and expand upon the existing programs and continued successes at the high school. Congratulations on your appointment as a Gladiator, Ms. Jabbar.”

Jabbar began her education career as a social studies teacher for the New York City Department of Education in Sept. 2012. During the five years she taught in Queens, she also held several leadership roles including New Teacher Mentor, History Department Leader and Grade Level Leader.

She comes to Goshen from Hampton High School in Allison Park, Pennsylvania, where she has taught social studies since Sept. 2017 and also held the role of Administrative Practitioner. Her duties focused on strengthening and implementing professional development and mentoring, student opportunities, school data assessments, literacy and technology instruction, district-wide equitable structures and practices, and more.

Jabbar received a Master of Education in Education Leadership and Administration from Columbia University, Master of Science in Secondary Social Studies Education from Queens College, and a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology with a minor in Biology from Stony Brook University.