Ms. Kerr has served as an educator and school administrator, her last post as Principal of the Staten Island School for Civic Leadership. During her tenure there, the school was Staten Island’s highest ranking NYC Public School in the category of Elementary, Middle, and K-8 schools. Before working at the School of Civic Leadership, Ms. Kerr served as the Assistant Principal of Egbert Intermediate School and P.S. 22 for 10 years. She has been the recipient of numerous awards, including Teaching Matters’ Elizabeth Rohatyn Prize, New York Urban League Education Award, UFT’s School Partnership Award, and NYC Public School’s Principal’s Leadership Award.
“It’s clear to me that we need a perspective on staff that only an educator can bring,” said Borough President Oddo. “Rose Kerr brings the passion and knowledge we were looking for. We’re doing great work now, but we know we can do even better by bringing her on to our team.”
“I’m thrilled to work with someone who has the vision for schools and education that the Borough President does,” Ms. Kerr said.
Ms. Kerr is also a current member of Borough President Oddo’s Advisory Council on Education.