Sam Ahmed, Ed.D. Named Principal of Longwood High School
The Longwood Central School District is pleased to share that Sam Ahmed, Ed.D. has been appointed as the next principal of Longwood High School.
Dr. Ahmed has been serving the Longwood School community, as a valued member of the District’s leadership team, since 2016, when he was appointed assistant principal at Longwood High School. Most recently, Dr. Ahmed has been serving as the Director of Special Programs and Data Reporting, where he oversaw the Universal Pre-K program, districtwide local and state assessments, and administered academic intervention programs. Additionally, Dr. Ahmed has taken on leadership roles on several District and Board of Education committees including the Safety Committee as part of the District’s commitment to ensuring a safe a secure learning environment for all students.
“I am honored to have been selected for this important role and to continue to build with our amazing teachers, staff, students, and families,” said Dr. Ahmed. “I look forward to cultivating a positive atmosphere where all children and adults can connect, understand, respect, learn, and grow together. My personal vision is to create a collaborative environment for learning and teaching that fosters the development of future leaders that will positively impact the Longwood community. ”
Dr. Ahmed earned a Baccalaureate of Science in Career & Technical Education from New York City College of Technology, a Master of Science in School Leadership from Touro College, and holds advanced certificates in school building leadership and school district leadership from College of Saint Rose. In 2021, Dr. Ahmed received his doctorate in Administration and Leadership from St. John’s University.
“Throughout his tenure at Longwood, Dr. Ahmed has continued to positively impact students and staff while building and sustaining vital community relationships,” said Superintendent Dr. Lohman. “We are confident that his outstanding leadership skills, passion for positive school culture, and many years of experience in education will add to the pride of the high school community and beyond. We wish him well on this much-deserved appointment.”