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School Board Names New Assistant Superintendent

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Michael Tromblee
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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Mahopac Board of Education has named Michael Tromblee as the new assistant superintendent of curriculum instruction and professional development.
Tromblee will begin his role as a Mahopac school administrator on July 1.

Tromblee earned a Bachelor of Science degree in teaching social studies from Minnesota State University. He went on to study at the New York Institute of Technology earning a masters with distinction in educational/instruction technology. He also holds an advanced graduate certificate in educational leadership from Stony Brook University.

After serving four years in the Air Force, Tromblee began his career in education in 2005 as a high school social studies teacher for the Pelham Union Free School District where, in 2011, he was appointed director of technology. In March 2017, he joined the New Rochelle City School District where he currently serves as its director of technology.

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Along with his work in the K-12 setting, he serves as an adjunct professor of curriculum/instruction design and education leadership for the New York Institute of Technology. 

In a press release, school officials said Tromblee has a “proven track record of leadership” serving students and educators, including curriculum and professional development. His expertise in delivering instructional technology is well-known throughout the region where he is a sought-after speaker and advocate for integrating technology into the classroom. 

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