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  • Dr. Kristi Gerhard, the assistant principal at Fairfield Elementary School for the past four years, will become the building’s principal. She is replacing Lori Dano, who is retiring at the end of the school year. Before coming to Massapequa, Dr. Gerhard was a fifth grade teacher and a second and fourth grade English as a New Language teacher in the Long Beach School District, as well as pre-kindergarten teacher in Farmingdale.

    She holds a bachelor’s degree in education and interdisciplinary studies from Hofstra University, a master’s degree in teaching English as a second language from St. John’s University, an advanced certificate in school building and school district leadership from St. John’s and a doctorate in instructional leadership from St. John’s.