A follow-up to our conversation with Baruch alumni who, as public school principals, are leading their schools' transitions to distance learning. Log on to hear what issues they are grappling with and what they envision for the future of K-12 education.
Jeffrey Palladino MSE '12
Principal, Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School
Jeff Palladino returns to this year's panel to give an update on the Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School. Jeff Palladino has been working in the NYC Department of Education (DOE) since 1997 in many capacities. In 2003, he was part of a team of educators that opened up The Bronx Guild: A Big Picture Learning school in the Soundview area of the Bronx. In 2003, he received his NYS Administration license and became the Co-director and Assistant Principal at The Bronx Guild. In 2011, he became an Assistant Principal at Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School in the South Bronx. He has been the Principal of Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School since 2014.
Dimitri Saliani MSE '07
Eleanor Roosevelt High School
Mr. Saliani holds two Master's degrees, receiving an MA from New York University in Latin American & Caribbean Studies (History Concentration) and an MS in Education Administration and Supervision from Baruch College. He completed his undergraduate degree at SUNY-New Paltz with a major in History and minor in African-American Studies.