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Greenwich Names Jill Flood North Street School Principal

Jill Flood will be the new principal at North Street School in the Greenwich School District.
Jill Flood will be the new principal at North Street School in the Greenwich School District. Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Greenwich School District

GREENWICH, Conn. -- Greenwich Superintendent of Schools William McKersie announced on Tuesday the appointment of Jill Flood as the principal of North Street School.

Flood, whose appointment takes effect on July 1, takes over the principal position at North School after serving as the assistant principal at Hamilton Avenue School since 2009.

“Ms. Flood is a superb instructional leader. Her experience as teacher, district coach and administrator reflects a keen understanding of research-based instructional strategies and practices that meet the needs of diverse learners," McKersie said in a news release announcing the appointment. "She also knows the North Street School Community well, having spent seven years as a teacher in that school. We look forward to having Ms. Flood on the principal team, which is leading excellence in the Greenwich Public Schools.”

Flood returns to the school where her teaching career began as a special education teacher in 2000. She served as the assistant principal of Julian Curtiss School from 2007 to 2009.

"While I will truly miss the Hamilton Avenue School community, I am thrilled to accept the position as the North Street School principal," Flood said in the release. "It is a wonderful school with an incredibly dedicated and hard-working staff. Together we will create the optimal learning environment for all students by focusing on innovative, research-based instructional practices and social emotional learning. I am looking forward to this new chapter in my professional career."

Flood received a bachelor of science in elementary education from SUNY New Paltz, N.Y., in 1996; a master of science in special education from Dominican College in Blauvelt, N.Y. in 2000; and a certification degree in administrative leadership from Sacred Heart University in Connecticut in 2009.

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