Parkville principal honored as Administrator of the Year

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During the 2019 CAS Administrator of the Year awards ceremony, Parkville School Principal Kathleen Murray is congratulated by John F. Kennedy School Principal Ron Gimondo, Assistant Superintendent for Elementary Education Kelly Newman, and Superintendent of Schools Teresa Prendergast. (Photo courtesy of Great Neck Public Schools)
During the 2019 CAS Administrator of the Year awards ceremony, Parkville School Principal Kathleen Murray is congratulated by John F. Kennedy School Principal Ron Gimondo, Assistant Superintendent for Elementary Education Kelly Newman, and Superintendent of Schools Teresa Prendergast. (Photo courtesy of Great Neck Public Schools)

Kathleen Murray, principal of Parkville School, has been recognized as a 2019 Administrator of the Year by the Council of Administrators and Supervisors (CAS). Murray was honored at the association’s awards ceremony on March 14.

The CAS Administrator of the Year award is presented to public school administrators who exemplify the highest qualities of school administrative leadership, including achievement, vision, innovation, and collaboration with parents, students, staff, and administrators.

Award recipients are nominated by their peers and selected by a CAS committee. CAS is the largest professional organization of school administrators and supervisors on Long Island.

Murray joined the Great Neck Public Schools in September 2014 as the assistant principal of the John F. Kennedy School, and she has served as the principal of Parkville School since August 2018.

Before arriving in Great Neck, Ms. Murray was the assistant principal of the Munsey Park Elementary School (grades K–6) in the Manhasset School District, and her career includes 25 years of experience as an elementary teacher.

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