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New Hyde Park-Garden City Park Union Free School District Departments | Curriculum, Instruction and Technology

Curriculum, Instruction and Technology


Mr. James Svendsen
Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Technology
(516) 434-2323

The Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Technology supports the academic and technology needs for the district.  Please utilize the many informative links to the left and below to find out more about our programs and initiatives. 

Each of our school buildings has an instructional technology computer lab facilitated by a Computer Aide.  In addition, the District employs a Technology Integration Specialist to assist teachers with the effective integration of technology into instruction. 

Secretaries to the Director
Sandie Castiglia

Lisa Miranda

Technology Integration Specialist
Jennifer Scamell

Technology Support
Mikhail Culpeper

Nathaniel Pinnock

District Computer Aide
Alexis Pesenti

Building Computer Aides
Marta Krauss - Garden City Park School
(516) 434-2404

Mary Bruschi - Hillside Grade School
(516) 434-2417

Oksana Solar - Manor Oaks School
(516) 434-2361

Shirley Shing - New Hyde Park Road School
(516) 434-2379

Technology Liaisons
Lauren Widmer - Garden City Park School

TBD - Hillside Grade School

Jeanine Laurino - Manor Oaks School

Ann Schwagerl/Bridget Balducci - New Hyde Park Road School