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Principal of the Week

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Every week, DNAinfo.com goes straight to the principal's office. Our neighborhood reporters sit down with the heads of New York City's public and private schools to discuss their educational philosophies and the challenges they face.

Park Slope »

Linda Mazza says parents and teachers at P.S. 295 work to make sure they meet the needs of all children.

Huguenot »

The Rev. Michael Reilly, principal of St. Joseph's by-the-Sea, spearheaded the school's switch to iPads.

Corona »

I.S. 227, the Louis Armstrong Middle School, was one of the city's first magnet schools.

Rego Park »

Principal Monica Powers Meade believes that children should be exercising and eating nutritious meals.

Lower East Side »

LES Preparatory High School Principal Martha Polin talks about her drive to help students.

Washington Heights »

Manuel Ramirez was appointed superintendent after 10 years at successful M.S. 327 in The Bronx.

Upper West Side »

Marlon Lowe of Mott Hall II believes in student-directed learning, not lecture-driven classes. 

Financial District »

The director of the Pine Street School explains how it develops "internationally-minded" students.

Morrisania »

Principal Hazel Joseph-Roseboro is a former student and teacher at University Heights High School.

East Williamsburg »

Principal Sandra Noyola believes in providing emotional, social and intellectual growth for students.

Central Harlem »

Nadva Zeimer and his staff work with at-risk students at Harlem Renaissance High School.

Chelsea »

Pat Carney, who has a background in business, taught at P.S. 234 before opening Sixth Avenue Elementary.

Upper West Side »

Carland Washington aims to bolster the middle school's standing among local parents. 

Crown Heights »

Rashid Davis has run the Pathways in Technology Early College High School since its creation in 2011.