Erica Zigelman Principal

Experienced Educational Administrator in NY

About Erica Zigelman Principal

Recognized in 2010 as a Cahn Fellow for Distinguished Principals, Erica Zigelman has served as the principal of New York City’s Middle School 322 since 2005. She possesses both formal training and practical experience in various aspects of educational administration, including strategic planning, program development, budget development, and grant writing. As a school principal, Erica Zigelman also excels at mentoring educators and providing staff development opportunities. With 15 years of classroom teaching experience, she strives to develop and execute a standards-based curriculum. In 2012, the Wallace Foundation selected Erica Zigelman as one of 17 administrators nationwide to participate in the "Exemplary Principals Meeting," a forum where each professional shared five practices of educational leadership.

An alumnus of New York University, Erica Zigelman earned a BS in music education and an MA in interrelated arts in education. She also holds a professional diploma in school district administration from Iona College. She possesses certifications as a permanent New York State school district administrator and a New York State administrator and supervisor. She held an appointment as adjunct professor at the College of Saint Rose for the 2012-2013 academic year, during which she taught curriculum development.

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