Welcome to Dr. Christopher Gitz who has joined the district as the principal of Lindenhurst High School, effective July 1, 2014.
Dr. Gitz joins Lindenhurst by way of the Smithtown Central School District, where he served as assistant principal of Smithtown High School West. Prior to that appointment, he was K-12 supervisor of mathematics in the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District and assistant principal of High School East in the Half Hollow Hills Central School District. Dr. Gitz began his career teaching mathematics at Valley Stream North High School in 1996, then transferred to Harborfields High School in Greenlawn, where he continued to teach math.
He received his Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting at Hofstra University, his Master of Science in mathematics education from LIU Post, and his doctorate in educational administration and supervision from St. John’s University.
When not at work, Dr. Gitz can be found playing and coaching the various sports of his three children. He also enjoys working out in the yard with his children.
The district is confident that Dr. Gitz will be an attribute in his new role and wishes him the best of luck.