Tag: Faculty Friday

  • #FacultyFriday: Susan Trieste

    This week we are featuring a Goshen High School special education teacher, Susan Trieste, a faculty member who has been with the district for almost five years. Trieste taught at Minisink Valley Middle School in Johnson and Bishop Dunn Memorial School in Newburgh before joining Goshen in 2019. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Education […]

  • #FacultyFriday: Jennifer Cascino

    This week’s spotlight is on Goshen High School Art Teacher Jennifer Cascino, an educator who has been with the district for almost four years. Before coming to Goshen, Cascino earned her undergraduate degree in Illustration from Syracuse University and a master’s degree in Art Education from City College of New York. She worked as a […]

  • #FacultyFriday: Dr. Heather Hendershot

    Next up for Goshen’s #FacultyFriday spotlight is Pupil Personnel Services Director Dr. Heather Hendershot. Dr. Hendershot has been working in education for the past 26 years. She served as a teacher, assistant director of special education, and special education data accountability coordinator in Middletown and Fallsburg before joining the Goshen Central School District in 2017. […]

  • #FacultyFriday: Isabella Almodovar

    This week we turn our focus to a newer faculty member, Isabella Almodovar. The English as a New Language (ENL) teacher just joined the district at the start of the 2023-24 school year. Almodovar is certified in both English Education (7-12) and TESOL Education (7-12). She started her career in Troy, New York as a […]

  • #FacultyFriday: Michelle Serna

    This week’s spotlight is on a long-time district employee who has been in both the schools and the district office while serving Goshen for more than a decade. Although Michelle Serna is in her first year as the Senior School Secretary for Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction, Personnel & Technology Jason Carter, she most recently […]

  • #FacultyFriday: Michael Tangney

    This week’s spotlight is on Michael Tangney, a Goshen Intermediate School Physical Education Teacher who has been with the district for 12 years. Tangney earned his Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education from SUNY Brockport and his graduate degree in Education from Long Island University before joining the Goshen Central School District in 2012. He has […]

  • #FacultyFriday: Myah Dewitt

    This week’s spotlight is on Goshen High School AIS Math Teacher Myah Dewitt, an educator who joined the Goshen Central School District at the start of the 2023-’24 school year. Before joining Goshen schools this past September, Dewitt worked in the Monticello Central School District as an 8th grade math and algebra teacher. She earned […]

  • #FacultyFriday: Amanda Ortiz

    This week’s spotlight is on AIS English Teacher Amanda Ortiz, a new staff member who joined the Goshen Central School District last year. Before joining GCSD this past September, Ortiz worked as an at-home tutor and SAT Prep Instructor for Tuxedo Union Free School District. She also served as Recreation Coordinator for Goshen Parks and […]

  • #FacultyFriday: Crystal Panatelli

    This week’s focus is on Goshen Teacher Aide Crystal Panatelli, and education professional who has been with the district for almost a year. Before joining the Goshen Central School District, Panatelli worked as a bus monitor, in food service, as a substitute teacher assistant at the Washingtonville Central School District, and as a teacher assistant […]

  • #FacultyFriday: George McElroy

    This week’s spotlight is not on a faculty member, but a Goshen employee nonetheless! George McElroy, a custodial worker at C.J. Hooker Middle School, has been in his role for two years. McElroy worked in farming, as a mechanic, and in landscaping before coming to the Goshen Central School District in 2022. When asked why […]