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New Huntington High School Faculty Members Appointed

Three new faculty members have been appointed at Huntington High School, including a librarian, guidance counselor and long-term part-time substitute social studies teacher.

Jeffrey Marciano has been named the high school librarian and Lymari Tattnall has been hired to work as a guidance counselor. Both are tenure-track positions. Ryan Fatscher was appointed to serve as a long-term substitute social studies teacher.

The teachers were all approved for their appointments by the Huntington School Board this past Monday night during a public meeting in the Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School auditorium.

Jeffrey Marciano

New Huntington High School librarian Jeffrey Marciano obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in social work at the University of Iowa in 1994. He earned a Master of Library Science degree at City University of New York - Queens College in 2001.

Mr. Marciano has worked as a librarian at New Lane Elementary School in Middle Country, Milton Olive Middle School in Wyandanch, Albert G. Prodell Middle School in Shoreham-Wading River and Richmond Hills High School in Queens.

District officials reviewed 50 applications, pre-screened 25 candidates and conducted five extensive personal interviews prior to recommending Mr. Marciano for appointment.

Lymari Tattnall

Lymari Tattnall obtained an Associate of Arts degree at Nassau Community College in 1997. She went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts in elementary education at SUNY Oneonta in 1999 and a Master of Arts in school counseling at Brooklyn College in 2005.

Ms. Tattnall was a second grade teacher at Jackson Annex Elementary School in Hempstead from 2001 to 2009. She taught sixth grade English language arts and science at Alverta B. Gray Schultz Middle School in Hempstead from 2010 to 2013. She has been a guidance counselor at Hempstead High School since August 2013.

District officials reviewed 25 applications, pre-screened 18 candidates and conducted six extensive personal interviews prior to recommending Ms. Tattnall for appointment.

Ryan Fatscher

Ryan Fatscher earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in adolescent special education/social studies at Stony Brook University in 2014. She is studying for a dual Master of Arts degree in adolescent special education and literacy and cognition

Ms. Fatscher has worked as a substitute teacher in the Brentwood and Deer Park school districts, as a social studies teacher at Newfield High School’s alternate learning center, as social studies in the Middle Country school district’s alternate home instruction program and as a leave replacement and permanent building substitute teacher in Middle Country.

The part-time appointment approved for Ms. Fatscher runs through June 2017. It includes a .6 assignment at the high school and a .2 assignment at J. Taylor Finley Middle School. (This typically amounts to three classes at the high school and one class at Finley.)

District officials reviewed 250 applications, pre-screened 30 candidates and conducted nine extensive personal interviews prior to recommending Ms. Fatscher for appointment.

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