Greenwich Schools Superintendent Dr. Toni Jones has appointed Ms. Lindsey Eisenstein, Assistant Principal of New Lebanon School, effective today. Most recently, Ms. Eisenstein held the roles of Advanced Learning Program Teacher and Math Interventionist at Hamilton Avenue School. She will replace Ms. Klara Monaco who recently accepted the role of Principal at Glenville School. In this role of Assistant Principal, Ms. Eisenstein will support the New Lebanon School’s community with supervision and evaluation of staff, facilitation of the special education process, maintaining a safe and welcoming school climate, and advocating on behalf of all students.
“We are excited to have Lindsey rejoin the New Lebanon School community in this leadership role. She brings with her a love of teaching, combined with a strong background in educational leadership. She also has a unique global perspective through the numerous awards and grants she has received, making her a great addition to the New Lebanon School’s International Baccalaureate community,” said Dr. Jones.
In addition to her most recent roles as Advanced Learning Program Teacher and Math Interventionist, Ms. Eisenstein also served as an Administrative Intern at Hamilton Avenue School for the 2019-2020 school year. She has spent the last 10 years of her educational career in Greenwich Public Schools and will return to New Lebanon School where she spent several years as an Advanced Learning Program Teacher. Prior to working for GPS, Ms. Eistenstein worked at the New York City Department of Education’s Public School 36X in the Bronx, holding roles as a General Education Second Grade Teacher and a Science Teacher for kindergarten through fifth grades. Prior to that, she taught at the Westchester Fairfield Hebrew Academy in Greenwich. Her educational career began in Stamford at the Summer Institute for the Gifted, where she spent six years in escalating roles, beginning as a Teacher and moving into the leadership roles of Program Coordinator, Recreation Director and ultimately Assistant Director.
Ms. Eisenstein said, “I am honored and truly humbled to accept the Assistant Principal position at New Lebanon School. I started my Greenwich career 10 years ago at New Lebanon and feel that this return is a true homecoming. I look forward to working with Mrs. Michaelson, parents, students, staff, and the community to continue the mission of empowering students to become compassionate citizens of our ever changing world. Go Bobcats!”
Ms. Eisenstein holds a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from Manhattanville College; a Master of Arts in Teaching in Elementary and Early Childhood Education from Manhattanville College; a Master of Science in Education with a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Specialization from Hunter College; and a Master of Science in Educational Leadership from Mercy College. Ms. Eisenstein also completed a Gifted and Talented Certification Program at Lehman College and an International Baccalaureate Certificate Program in the Primary Years Programme through the University of San Marcos.