Lynbrook South Middle School Welcomes New Principal

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Kaitlin GaNun, a mathematics teacher in the Lynbrook Public Schools, was recently appointed as the new principal of Lynbrook South Middle School. She replaces former Principal Joseph Wiener, effective July 1.

Mrs. GaNun has served as a mathematics teacher at Lynbrook South Middle School since 2015. Prior to her role in Lynbrook, Mrs. GaNun was a mathematics teacher at IS 204 Oliver Wendell Holmes Middle School. She started her career as a substitute teacher and a modified field hockey coach in the Hendrick Hudson School District and then as a teacher aide in the ABA program at Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES. Mrs. GaNun has experience supervising teachers and mentoring them to improve instructional practices. As teacher-in-charge at South Middle School, Mrs. GaNun has been involved in the daily operations of the building and instrumental in all plans to ensure the safety and well-being of the students.

Prior to pursuing administration, Mrs. GaNun received her Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Fordham University and her masters in Math Education 7-12 from St. John’s. In addition, Mrs. GaNun holds a New York State Professional Certification in Mathematics 7-12 and a New York City Mentor Certification.

“I am thrilled to continue my work at Lynbrook South Middle School as the new principal,” she said. “I look forward to working alongside our amazing and dedicated staff, our families and community to continue to enrich our student’s lives and education. I am honored to represent South.”