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Tim Gannon

Port Richmond High School
Staten Island, NY
Tim was principal of Port Richmond HS on Staten Island for 12 1/2 years from 2005 to 2017. In that time he partnered with Wagner College President Dr. Richard Guarasci to establish the Wagner College Port Richmond Partnership as well as the Port Richmond Partnership Leadership Academy which prepares non-college bound high school students for college entry and success. Civic engagement and personal leaderhsip development is also a major component of the Leadership Academy. In Tim's tenure as principal the school also became one of NYC's most successful community schools as well as a model school for the Small Learning Community Initiative. Tim presently serves principals and assistant principals in schools across the city as a mentor and advisor. Tim has worked in high schools across NYC since 1980.