Friday, 31 July 2009 00:00
Dr. Edward Metzendorf, principal of Plainview-Old Bethpage Middle School, has retired after 24 years of service to the Plainview-Old Bethpage School District. Dr. Metzendorf is revered by his colleagues, providing structure and stability to the Middle School.
“The Plainview-Old Bethpage School District has become a home to me,” said Dr. Metzendorf. “The personal and professional relationships I have had within the school community have been both wonderful and memorable.”
Dr. Metzendorf began his career in Plainview-Old Bethpage as the science chair in September of 1985, a position he held for five years. In September of 1990, Dr. Metzendorf became the assistant principal at Old Bethpage Elementary School. After a year, he accepted the position as principal of the Plainview-Old Bethpage Middle School.
“Throughout his years within the district, Dr. Metzendorf provided a welcoming and supportive environment for the middle school children,” lauded Plainview-Old Bethpage District Superintendent Gerard Dempsey. “Dr. Metzendorf has served the Plainview-Old Bethpage community with great care and commitment.”
The Plainview-Old Bethpage School District extends its appreciation to Dr. Edward Metzendorf for his service to our children, families and community. We wish him great success and happiness in his future endeavors.