Tomasz Krzyzostaniak

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Principal, Girls Prep Bronx Elementary

Bronx, New York

Tomasz Krzyzostaniak (Tomek) is the principal of Girls Prep Bronx Elementary. Prior to becoming principal, he served as an interventionist and learning specialist coordinator at Girls Prep. He began his teaching career as a New York City Teaching Fellow and also taught for a year in Mongolia.

Born in Poland, Tomek immigrated with his family to the United States and graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a bachelor’s degree in international studies and history. As an educator, Tomek seeks to integrate sports and the arts with academic excellence for all his students.

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Posted Dec. 20, 2019

When It Comes to Education, Democrats Need to Think Bigger

I’m a Sam Seaborn Democrat. As the idealistic West Wing character once said:  Education is the silver bullet. Education is…

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