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Saratoga Central Catholic School Announces Two Additions to Leadership Team

High School Assistant Principal Tiffany Farrell and Middle School Assistant Principal Maria Izzo
High School Assistant Principal Tiffany Farrell and Middle School Assistant Principal Maria Izzo

Saratoga Central Catholic School is thrilled to announce two significant additions to our leadership team. Beginning in July 2024, Tiffany Farrell will assume the role of High School Assistant Principal, and Maria Izzo '84 will take on the role of Middle School Assistant Principal.

 

Newly appointed High School Assistant Principal Tiffany Farrell
Tiffany Farrell, High School Assistant Principal

Tiffany Farrell - High School Assistant Principal

Tiffany Farrell brings a wealth of experience and dedication to her new role. She is currently finishing her Master’s degree, holds Bachelor’s degrees from the University at Albany and Empire State College, and spent four years at Architecture School at the University of Detroit Mercy. Tiffany is entering her eighth year at SCC, having previously spent ten years teaching at LaSalle Institute in Troy, New York.

Her leadership roles at SCC have been numerous and impactful. She has served as the Math Department Chair, head of the Math Department diocesan-wide, Testing Coordinator, Technology Liaison, and a member of the Diocesan Accreditation Steering Committee. Outside of her professional life, Tiffany is supported by her wonderful husband and two children. Her daughter, Natalie, is an alumnus of SCC from the class of 2019, and her son, Aiden, will soon be entering the 11th grade at SCC.

In addition to her professional qualifications, Tiffany’s personal commitment to our school community has been unwavering. Her dedication to education and leadership will undoubtedly contribute to the continued success and growth of Saratoga Central Catholic School.


 


Newly appointed Middle School Assistant Principal, Maria Izzo
Maria Izzo, Middle School Assistant Principal

Maria Izzo '84 - Middle School Assistant Principal

Maria Izzo, a proud alumna of Saratoga Central Catholic Class of 1984, brings a rich history of educational excellence and leadership to her new role. Maria holds a Master of Arts in Education/Liberal Studies from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh and a Bachelor of Arts in History/Education from Siena College. She also holds a NYS Permanent Certification in Social Studies, Grades 7-12.

Maria began her teaching career in January 1989 as a 5th-grade teacher at St. Peter’s Elementary School. By the fall of 1989, she joined Saratoga Central Catholic, where she has made significant contributions ever since.

Her leadership roles at SCC have been extensive, including serving as Dean of Students from 2014 to 2023, Coordinator of Student Activities, and Social Studies Department Head. She has also chaired subcommittees for the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Accreditation and the Cognia Accreditation at SCC.

Maria’s dedication to education and community has been recognized through numerous awards and achievements. She was honored as a Woman of Distinction by NYS Assemblyperson Carrie Woerner in May 2023 and received the Outstanding Educator of the Year award from Saratoga Southern YMCA in May 2013. Additionally, she has been recognized with the Diocese of Albany Catholic Schools Service Award for her 25, 30, and 35 years of service.

Beyond her administrative and teaching roles, Maria has served as Coordinator of Alumni Affairs from 1992 to 2023 and coached softball, basketball, and volleyball at SCC. Her volleyball coaching career spanned 34 years, during which she led her teams to four league championships, one finals appearance, and two semifinals appearances in Class C Section 2. As the Mock Trial Coach since 2008, Maria has guided the team to four Saratoga Country Championships, and in 2013, the team won the Regionals and participated in the NYS Mock Trial Tournament in Albany.

 

"It has been a privilege working closely with these two exceptional educators over the past two years” says Principal Christopher Signor ‘84. “With their administrative assistance, SCC is poised to enter into a new era of major innovations in Catholic identity, curriculum and instruction, student achievement, increased enrollment, and fiscal stability."

We look forward to the positive impact that Mrs. Farrell and Ms. Izzo will bring to our school community in their new roles. Please join us in congratulating them as our High School Assistant Principal and Middle School Assistant Principal!

FOR PRESS INQUIRIES:

Contact: Aiden Lambert '21

(518) 587-7070

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