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Glen Cove Schools appoints Dr. Kim Rodriguez

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The Glen Cove City School District appointed Dr. Kim H. Rodriguez as the district’s new assistant superintendent for human resources, which was effective as of Jan. 19.

“I am ecstatic to join the Glen Cove City School District,” Rodriguez said. “Glen Cove has a strong reputation for academic excellence and incredible community support. I am eager to provide the district with the tools necessary to provide the best learning experience for our students and support our district personnel.”

In addition to having her own private practice in counseling, Rodriguez brings over 30 years of experience in public education to the Glen Cove City School District. Prior to joining the district, she served as director of college and career counseling for Southampton Public Schools. She is New York state certified in school counseling and has a New York State Professional Certification as a District Leader.

Rodriguez was recently awarded the Career Achievement Award from the New York School Counselors Association for outstanding service, achievement and dedication to the counseling profession. She is currently the co-chair of the LIRACHE Superintendents/College Presidents Partnership, Guidance Work Group and is an executive board member for Suffolk Directors of Guidance.

Rodriguez received a bachelor of science in elementary education and master of science in school counseling from Long Island University. She went on to receive her doctoral degree in interdisciplinary studies with a concentration in counselor education from the Union Institute and University Graduate School in Cincinnati, Ohio. She most recently received her advanced graduate certificate in educational leadership from Stony Brook University.