Greenwich Public Schools Superintendent Ralph Mayo has announced the appointment of Ms. Christina Shaw as the House Administrator for Greenwich High School’s Cantor House, effective immediately. Shaw has served in the interim role for this position since August 2018. An educator for twenty-three years, Shaw has been with Greenwich High School since 2001, and has held leadership positions at the school as Social Studies Learning Facilitator, Assistant Dean of Students, and as Program Associate and founding teacher for Innovation Lab.
GHS Interim Headmaster Richard Piotrzkowski said, “Christina Shaw has shown strong leadership qualities as interim administrator for Cantor House and the World Language Program. She has built strong relationships with students, families, and staff. In addition, she has been a fine addition to the Greenwich High School Leadership team.”
Bio Brief: Christina Shaw
Shaw began her career in education in 1996 as a Social Studies teacher at the Bronx High School of Science, Bronx, N.Y. She then taught social studies for two years at West Mecklenburg High School in Charlotte, N.C. before coming to the Greenwich Public Schools as a Greenwich High School (GHS) teacher in 2001. In addition to teaching social studies at GHS, Shaw has served as the Coordinator for the Stand-By-Me program for Sheldon House (2006-2011), the Sheldon House Social Studies Learning Facilitator (2009-2011), and the Sheldon House Assistant Dean (2011-2017). She was part of the research and development team that designed the high school’s Innovation Lab, and is currently serving as the initiative’s Program Associate.
Shaw received a bachelor of arts degree in History from Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. in 1995; a master of arts degree in Social Studies Education from Columbia University’s Teachers College, New York, N.Y. in 1996; and a master of science degree in Educational Leadership from Mercy College, N.Y. in 2016.