Director of Guidance Christopher Griffin is leaving his position after four years to become the assistant principal at Scarsdale High School, the Katonah Lewisboro School District announced Thursday.
"We wish Mr. Griffin well in his new role and thank him for the contributions he has made to our high school students and the guidance department," said Superintendent of Schools Paul Kreutzer in a statement.
Griffin said he's leaving the school to learn more about educational administration.
"I'm leaving because I thought this would be a good opportunity for me to learn more about faculty evaluation, student management and building supervision," he told Patch.
During his tenure at John Jay, Griffin , and by board members and students alike.
Students including , John Jay's 2010 class salutatorian, and , whom Griffin helped design a humanities research project last year, singled him out as a critical support to them in their high school careers.
"I have so enjoyed working with the students and families at John Jay and I will miss the community very much," said Griffin, in 2011.
Kreutzer said that the district will be conducting interviews in the coming weeks and would update the public on personnel developments.
The district is also conducting a search for an interim principal for the high school, Kreutzer said at the
in the district include Scott Persampieri as assistant superintendent for human resources, Nancy Kim as director of technology and Patricia Kristoferson as its next transportation supervisor.