REMSEN — Timothy Jenny has been appointed as the new superintendent of the Remsen Central School District and will begin July 1, the Remsen district said Thursday.
Jenny, whose appointment was announced by the Remsen Board of Education at its meeting Monday, is currently the principal at James A. Green High School in Dolgeville. He is a graduate of the Remsen school district.
Jenny was selected by the school board to replace Rebecca Dunckel-King, who will be leaving the position at the end of the current 2018-19 school year. Dunckel-King has been selected as new superintendent of the Lowville Academy and Central School District in Lewis County, as announced in April by the Lowville Board of Education.
Information on Jenny’s salary as Remsen superintendent was not immediately available.
Jenny has served as a principal in the Dolgeville Central School District since 2010 and was previously a mathematics teacher at James A. Green High School and Whitney Point High School.
Jenny was recently recognized by the School Administrators Association of New York State as the 2019 New York State Principal of the Year, according to the Remsen district. The award is given annually to a member of the association to recognize outstanding principals who have succeeded in providing high-quality learning opportunities for students.
Jenny received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics education, master’s degree in mathematics education, and certificate of advanced study in school building leadership and school district leadership from SUNY Cortland. He grew up in Remsen and currently lives in the town with his wife, Colleen and their son, Trent.