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McCabe Named Assistant Superintendent in Copiague

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Copiague School District has named James McCabe as assistant superintendent for student services, effective July 1. He replaces Karen Sheridan, who retired at the close of the 2020-2021 school year.

Mr. McCabe has served as Copiague School District’s director of guidance since 2016. He began his education at Marist College where he received a Bachelor of Arts in psychology, followed by a Master of Education in school counseling from Hofstra University. He furthered his education at Long Island University where he earned his Advanced Graduate Certificate in school building leadership and school district leadership.

In his previous work experiences, Mr. McCabe served in the roles of assistant dean of admissions and senior assistant dean of admissions at Hofstra University and was a guidance counselor at Sachem East High School. He also worked in the positions of administrative dean and assistant principal at the Western Suffolk BOCES Summer School. In 2008, he assumed the role of guidance counselor at Harborfields High School and then became the guidance coordinator.

“I am excited to work with the families of Copiague to make sure that all students receive the social, emotional and educational support they need to achieve their goals,” he said.