Lynbrook Welcomes New Special Services Director

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The district is pleased to announce the appointment of Susan Saban, director of special services. She will replace David Feller, interim director of special services, on July 1.
Ms. Saban joins the Lynbrook Public Schools with a strong background in the education field and an abundance of leadership experience. She comes to the district from the Herricks Union Free School District where she has served as the assistant director of pupil services since 2010. Before her role in Herricks, Ms. Saban worked for the New York City Department of Education from 1998-2010. During this time, she held several different leadership positions including central based support team leader, assistant chairperson of District 30 and chairperson of the committee on preschool special education for District 27. Ms. Saban started her education career with AHRC New York City. She served as assistant principal/head teacher and then interim principal at Astoria Blue Feather, later becoming AHRC NYC’s director of special programs.

Ms. Saban received her bachelor’s degree in social sciences from Adelphi University, a master’s degree in special education from LIU Post, a professional diploma in school administration SAS/SDA from Queens College and is pursuing her doctorate in educational leadership and policy studies at Hofstra University.

“I am so excited to be joining the Lynbrook School District,” said Ms. Saban. “As I meet each of the administrators, I become more impressed with the accomplishments of the district and look forward to collaborating with these amazing educators on behalf of the students and families of Lynbrook. I can’t wait to share my ideas on continuing the district‘s goals for an inclusive school community.”