Jeannine Stutz named Principal of Nassau BOCES Carman Road School
Jeannine Stutz has been appointed to Principal of the Nassau BOCES Carman Road School in Massapequa Park. Prior to her appointment, Ms. Stutz had been the Assistant Principal of Nassau BOCES Rosemary Kennedy School since May 2019. She was previously the Principal for The Center for Developmental Disabilities in Woodbury.
Ms. Stutz started her career as a Behavioral Therapist for The Redwood Learning Center where she was a senior teacher leading the weekly team meetings and interacting on a one-to-one basis with students with Autism utilizing Applied Behavioral Analysis. She then went on to The Crossroads School for Child Development as a Special Education Teacher for seven years before she was appointed as the Educational Director. Ms. Stutz became the school Principal for The Center for Development Disabilities in 2015. Four years later she moved Nassau BOCES as an Assistant Principal She currently is also employed as an Adjunct Professor at Queens College teaching a master's level course in Special Education.
“I hope to bring my extensive background in special education and leadership to my new role as principal and to make a difference in lives of children with and without disabilities. I feel that through positivity, enthusiasm and a high regard for the importance of collaboration, all children will succeed,” said Ms. Stutz.
Ms. Stutz in her role at Nassau BOCES has collaborated with administrative staff on programming, curriculum and scheduling; provided professional development for staff; and worked with school psychologists on behavior plans and positive strategies for student success.
Ms. Stutz holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from New York University; and both a master's in special education and a Professional Certificate in School District Administration from Long Island University.
She is married for 21 years and lives in West Babylon.
About Carman Road School
The Carman Road School provides comprehensive educational services for students with multiple disabilities including students with physical and developmental impairments as well as students with autism spectrum disorders, aged 5 to 21. All students are placed in small ratio classes allowing for a true individualized learning experience.