The Saugerties Central School District announces that Kristina Giangreco, of Ravena, has been named the next principal of Grant D. Morse Elementary School, effective August 22. This will be his 19th year in teaching.
Giangreco entered the education field teaching music at Lake Pleasant Central School District and Catskill Central School District for a total of 15 years, followed by two years of service as a program director E -TECH and two more years as Director of Special Projects at Poughkeepsie. City school district. In 2021, she received the Poughkeepsie City School District Exemplary Educator Award.
Giangreco is excited to join Team Sawyer and looks forward to meeting her new students and learning and leading in her new position. “I am delighted to meet and collaborate with all members of the Grant D. Morse community,” said Giangreco. “I want to make sure that staff, parents and students feel like they are part of the education process and that their voices are heard.”
“We are thrilled to have Ms. Giangreco join our team,” Superintendent of Schools Kirk Rhienhardt said. “Her commitment to providing all students with the means to reach their potential makes Ms. Giangreco the perfect person to lead Morse Elementary School.”