Editor's Note: This article was written and submitted by Chris Boyle.
North Bellmore Superintendent Arnold Goldstein announced his retirement at Thursday’s Board of Education meeting.
“I will be retiring as of July 1,” Goldstein said. “I want to say to everyone that it’s been a privilege to have been the Superintendent of North Bellmore. Our community is truly special, and our staff members have demonstrated unparalleled professionalism, commitment, and compassion for the students that they serve.”
“It has been a genuinely enriching and rewarding experience to be part of a district such as this,” he added. “I thank you. We still have six months left together, and we will continue to do everything that we for the children in North Bellmore.”
Board of Education President Jo Ann De Lauter bade Goldstein farewell and thanked him for his hard work in serving the children of North Bellmore.
“We want to wish you a wonderful retirement,” De Lauter said. “I’m sure you’ll get more time to be with your grandchildren and your wife, so the best of luck to you in your future endeavors. Thank you.”
As of now, no successor to Goldstein has been announced.
Earlier this school year, Dr. Henry Kiernan announced that he will be stepping down as Superintendent of the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District to retire as well.
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