(January 2022)— The Valley Stream Union Free School District Thirteen Board of Education has appointed Fabayo McIntosh as the District’s new Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction. Ms. McIntosh succeeds Dr. Judith LaRocca, who assumed the position of Superintendent of Schools of Valley Stream Union Free School District Thirteen on January 15, 2022. The Board approved the appointment of Ms. McIntosh at its January 25, 2022 Board of Education meeting.
“I look forward to working with Ms. McIntosh as our next Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction,” said Dr. LaRocca, “Ms. McIntosh has a great wealth of experience, qualities, and characteristics that represent our District’s commitment to students educational success and well-being. She has the ability to lead and impact systemic change.”
Ms. McIntosh brings over 20 years of experience in school and district administration, curriculum development, human resource management, and teaching. In 2015, while a principal in New York City Department of Education District 16, Ms. McIntosh was recognized by the New York State Education Department for her leadership that resulted in her school making the most progress on the NYS ELA assessment. She was responsible for opening the first Spanish Dual Language program in District 16; led an educational partnership tasked with revitalizing education in Harlem, New York; and is a member of the nationally recognized leadership preparatory program, New Leaders for New Schools, whose mission is to ensure high academic achievement for every student by attracting and preparing outstanding educational leaders and supporting the performance of the public schools they lead.
“I am grateful for the opportunity to make an immediate and positive contribution to the faculty and students of Valley Stream 13 and the Valley Stream community at large,” said Ms. McIntosh. “I look forward to establishing and maintaining a culture focused on student learning and achievement, leadership development, and empowerment for improved outcomes for all students in all our schools.”
Ms. McIntosh earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Lincoln University and her Master of Arts in Elementary and Special Education from Touro College, School of Education. Ms. McIntosh also holds a Master of Science in Educational Leadership from Bank Street Principal Institute.