Jeannette Alomia has been appointed to serve as Huntington School District’s new director of guidance and testing. She has worked as a school counselor for the past 12 years, including her current position at Glen Cove.
Ms. Alomia earned an undergraduate degree in criminal justice at Russell Sage College in Troy in 1995 and a master’s degree in counseling psychology at SUNY Albany in 1996. She obtained state administrative certification at Long Island University-CW Post in August 2018.
“We are excited to welcome Ms. Alomia as Huntington’s new director of guidance,” Superintendent James W. Polansky said. “She comes to us with an extensive skill set, an innovative mindset and a genuine desire to begin building relationships within the school district community. We look forward to supporting her in the role and are wholly confident in her ability to lead the department and work collaboratively with Huntington students and their families.”
A longtime school counselor, Ms. Alomia worked at Roosevelt High School from September 2007 to June 2012 before moving to the Glen Cove City School District, where she has counseled more than 250 students annually, including course selection, parent meetings, college applications, scholarship searches and mental health counseling. She has helped coordinate college trips and fairs and parent nights.
Ms. Alomia worked as a transition counselor with the State Education Department’s Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities program from November 1999 to August 2007.
A member of the American School Counselor Association, Ms. Alomia also maintains professional affiliations with the New York State School Counselor Association, Western Suffolk Counselor’s Association, School Leadership 2.0 and the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
Ms. Alomia will assume her new position in Huntington UFSD on October 25.