Meet The Principal
Dr. Emmanuela Remy
Dr. Emmanuela Remy is a Queens native, though she was born in Manhattan. She moved moved right here in District 28 (Rochdale Village) when she was four years old with her parents and grandmother. She is of Caribbean-descent, specifically Haitian-descent, and grew up on 116th Road between 155th Street and Barron Street until she moved to Saint Albans when she was 13 years old. She has two siblings, whom she is close to, though they were not raised in the same household.
Dr. Remy is coming to PS 312Q with a wealth of knowledge and experience. She recently received her Doctorate of Education from Saint John's University. She holds a Masters of Education and Bachelors of Arts in English from Saint John's University as well. She was part of the NYC DOE Teacher Leadership Program as both a participant and a facilitator for two years. She has experience as a teacher leader, data specialist, and events coordinator while she worked as teacher in East Harlem.
As an assistant principal in District 29, Dr. Remy supervised the elementary portion of a K to 8 school. In her supervision, she focused on building coherence and communication amongst the staff as well as fostering parent voice and empowerment through technology and the organization of various events. Dr. Remy ensured that students were provided with equitable access to the curriculum and that parents were a part of the decision making when it came to their children's education.
Prior to her three years of supporting the teachers, students, and parents as an assistant principal, she supported many schools in Queens South as an Instructional Lead and Advance Lead at the Borough Citywide Office. In that position, she provided instructional support focusing on student agency, assessment policies, high-leverage feedback, success criteria, building teacher teams, and improving teacher practices. She holds the following as her core values to successful leadership: Collaboration, Communication, Coherence, Transparency, and Agency. Through these core values, she and the JCS staff will engage students in the art of exploration, explanation, engagement, and examination in their daily lessons. She looks forward to leading and being part of this new journey at PS 312Q in this upcoming 2020/2021 school year.