Huntington UFSD Special Education Chairperson Janine M. Delgado

Trustees Appoint New Special Education Chairperson

Huntington UFSD Special Education Chairperson Janine M. Delgado 

June 14, 2022

Janine M. Delgado has been appointed Huntington UFSD’s special education chairperson, effective July 1. She comes from the New York City Department of Education where she has been the borough instructional lead since August 2019.

Ms. Delgado graduated summa cum laude from the University of Massachusetts at Boston with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology, while minoring in political science in 2003. She graduated from Hofstra University School of Law in May 2006 after also studying abroad in Nice, France.

In February 2011, Ms. Delgado earned a Master of Science degree in special education at City College of New York. She obtained a certificate in Educational Leadership & Administration at The College of St. Rose.

Ms. Delgado was a New York City teaching fellow prior to working as a special education teacher at the High School for Health Careers and Sciences from 2007 to 2013. She was also the coordinator of student activities for a two year period and overhauled the previous student government structure in order to increase participation across all grades. She organized elections and school dances and implemented a community service requirement for student government officers.

A school improvement specialist from September 2013 through June 2017, Ms. Delgado later worked as a transition specialist in New York City’s Regional Special Education Technical Assistance Support Center for two years. She was then employed as a professional development trainer until moving into her most recent position as the borough instructional lead.

Admitted to the New York State Bar in November 2008, Ms. Delgado has earned a long list of awards and honors. She attended Hofstra University’s School of Law on an honors scholarship; treasurer and then co-president of the Golden Key International Honour Society; University of Massachusetts Student Leader Award; Knapp Scholarship for Political Science and Beacon Leadership Project.