Leader in Education

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Malverne High School Principal Vincent A. Romano, Ed.D., has been selected as a Leader in Education by St. John’s University. Nominated by the School of Education Alumni Committee, he was chosen for his accomplishments in and dedication to the field of education.

With fifteen years in Malverne and 20 total years in education, Dr. Romano has served as principal of the high school since 2013. During his tenure, Malverne High School has been named to the National AP Honor Roll three times, ranked among the top high school’s in the national on The Washington Post’s Most Challenging High School’s list, and was featured for exemplary teaching, leadership and teamwork leading to improved student success in the book “Schools That Succeed” by Karin Chenoweth.

Dr. Romano earned both his Bachelor of Arts in history and his Master of Science in secondary education from SUNY Stony Brook and his doctorate in administration and instructional leadership from St. John’s University. He has served as a presenter at national, state and local conferences and was named a Phi Delta Kappa “Friend of Education” award winner by Molloy College in 2008. He was also the recipient of the SCOPE Education Award for Exemplary Leadership in 2015.

“This award is a tremendous honor as I have always held the faculty and staff of St. John’s University in the highest esteem,” Dr. Romano said. “I share this recognition with my family, friends, and colleagues as I always feel so fortunate to be surrounded by such amazing and supportive people.”

He will be honored at the Eleventh Annual Leaders in Education Dinner on April 3, 2019.