NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The City School District of New Rochelle Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian G. Osborne announced today that he will recommend the appointment of Anthony Bambrola as principal of George M. Davis Elementary School to the Board of Education at the Board’s August 2, 2016 Special Meeting. The decision to put forth Mr. Bambrola was made after a thorough interview process that began with a pool of eighty candidates.
“Mr. Bambrola has demonstrated that he has the qualities and capabilities to be a strong school leader,” said Dr. Osborne on the district’s decision to make the recommendation of appointment. “After having discussions regarding best instructional practices, maintaining and building the school’s vision, and educational leadership practices, we are confident that he will carry on the ‘best practices’ that have been firmly established.”
As Assistant Principal of George M. Davis Elementary School since August, 2015, Mr. Bambrola planned and managed alongside former principal Mr. Michael Galland – now at Columbus Elementary School.
His duties included staff development and evaluation; master planning; conducting classroom observations and walkthroughs; facilitating professional development; data analysis and goal setting; program implementation and management; and various operational duties.
Upon hearing the news Mr. Bambrola said, “I am honored and grateful to have the opportunity to lead Davis School as Principal. We have an amazingly talented staff, an engaged and supportive parent body, and students with infectious positive energy. In leading our school, it is my mission to inspire all members of the school community – students, staff, families and the greater community - towards the highest levels of excellence.
“Many thanks to the selection committee made up of representatives from all groups of the school community, and to the many parents and staff members that gave input into the process. Mr. Bambrola is well positioned to continue the momentum at Davis,” concluded Dr. Osborne.
Mr. Bambrola received his Advanced Certificate in Administration and Supervision from Hunter College, NY; Master of Arts in Childhood Education Grades 1-6 from New York University; Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Maryland; and an Associate of Arts from Hudson Valley Community College.
George M. Davis Elementary School has approximately 750 students in grades K-5 and about 60 staff servicing the school. It is located at 80 Iselin Drive, New Rochelle, NY, 10804. (914) 576-4420.