Biamonte Takes Helm as New Principal

Biamonte Takes Helm as New Principal photo
Copiague School District has named Kristina Biamonte as principal of Deauville Gardens West Elementary School, effective July 1.

With more than 13 years of experience in education, Ms. Biamonte began her teaching career in Far Rockaway and the New York City Department of Education, teaching grades 1-2 and 4-5. Ms. Biamonte also served as a grade team leader, math coach, staff developer and assistant principal. She joined the Copiague School District in 2015 as assistant principal at Susan E. Wiley Elementary School.  

“My educational background and personal experiences have helped shape my philosophy of education centered around providing all students with opportunities to become good citizens and lifelong learners,” she said. “My goal is to support students with developing self-confidence, a love for learning and kindness, balanced with their academic success to become compassionate, creative and critical thinkers throughout elementary school and beyond.”

Ms. Biamonte has a Bachelor of Science degree in communications and early childhood education from Molloy College and a master’s degree in teaching and childhood special education from CUNY Queens College.