The Greater Amsterdam School District announces the appointment of Meaghan Butterfield (Gosh) as the new Principal of Marie Curie Institute and Krystal Debrosky as the new Assistant Principal.
Butterfield (Gosh) has been Marie Curie’s Assistant Principal since September, 2019 and has been an educator in the area for 11 years. She will officially begin her new assignment on August 16. She replaces John Penman, who is retiring.
“Marie Curie is a special place and I am fortunate to lead this building, assisting my teachers and staff in enhancing the education for our students,” Butterfield (Gosh) said. “I am excited to continue to build relationships with the parents, teachers, staff, and welcome our new families here at Marie Curie. I look forward to this new role and doing what is in the best interest of our students.”
In addition to her Assistant Principal duties at MCI, Butterfield (Gosh) has served as district Student-Teacher Coordinator since 2020. Prior to coming to GASD, Butterfield (Gosh) worked for the Brunswick (Brittonkill) Central School District from 2010-2019 as a secondary school Special Education and Life Skills teacher, administrative intern and temporary building principal.
She earned an Advanced Graduate Certificate (School District Leader) from the State University at Plattsburgh, an Advanced Graduate Certificate in Educational Policy and Leadership from the State University at Albany, a master’s degree in Education (Special Ed and General Ed) from Manhattan College, and a bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from Marist College. She holds several certifications and belongs to numerous professional organizations.
Debrosky new MCI Assistant Principal
Working with Gosh as the new Assistant Principal at Marie Curie Institute will be Krystal Debrosky. She will officially start in the district on September 1.
Debrosky has been an educator in the area for some 13 years, and comes to GASD from the Lansingburgh Central School District. She was an administrative intern at Knickerbacker Middle School (2019-2000) and taught eighth grade Spanish (2008-2021). She has also facilitated courses for the Greater Capital Region Teacher Center and coached high school basketball over the years at the Lansingburgh, Niskayuna, and the Academy of Holy Names.
Debrosky has earned Certificates of Advanced Study in School District and School Building Leadership from the State University at Plattsburgh, a master’s degree in Teaching from the Graduate College of Union University (now Clarkson University), and a bachelor’s degree in Modern Languages and Literature in Spanish from Union College. She holds several educational certifications.
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