East Meadow superintendent to retire at the end of the year

EAST MEADOW, NY – After five years with the East Meadow School District, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kenneth A. Card, Jr., has announced he will be retiring at the end of the 2022 school year. -2023. He will retire on August 31, 2023.

Card’s career in education began at Harborfields Central School District as a social studies teacher from 1998 to 2002. In 2002, he became vice-principal at Oldfield Middle School, and his tenure at Harborfields expanded. continued until 2005. Then in July he moved to the Huntington School District, where he worked for 12 years, first as principal of Woodhull Intermediate School. In 2009, he was appointed Huntington’s Deputy Superintendent for Program and Instruction.

Additionally, Card was an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Teacher Leadership and Learning at Long Island University from 2007-2019, and has also served as an Adjunct Instructor in the School of Education at SUNY Old Westbury since 2011.

“We wish you good luck as you have served us well,” said school board president Alisa Baroukh. “We hope your retirement will be fulfilling.”

The board of directors formally approved Card’s resignation at its August 24 meeting. Over the next few weeks, the board will begin the process of hiring a search agency to help conduct a thorough search for a replacement. This process will include input and input from all stakeholders, the council said.

Chris B. Hall