Christine P’Simer, Superintendent of the Plainedge School District, took home the 2011 Women of Distinction Award for the Sixth District of New York, presented by Senator Kemp Hannon.
As Superintendent, P’Simer strives to promote positive relationships among Plainedge board members, teachers, parents, administrators, students and the community. P’Simer’s achievements as Superintendent include overseeing the creation of an academic program that allows students to challenge themselves at all levels, and embraces a philosophy that encourages them to seek and reach their own potential.
As a champion of technology who understands how today’s students embrace it, she has supported innovative uses of technology in the classroom.
"Christine P’Simer truly embodies what it means to be a Woman of Distinction," said Senator Hannon. "She has devoted her life to encouraging and inspiring the children of Plainedge to continue learning and, in turn, has made her community a better place to live," Hannon continued.
Christine P’Simer has served as a public school educator for thirty-six years. She began her career in Plainedge Public Schools in 1985 as a math and computer science teacher after receiving her degree in Educational Administration from Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus.