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After a Year of Controversy New Principal Hired for Eisenhower Middle School in Wyckoff

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Wyckoff NJ, Wyckoff parents breath a sigh of relief  .The Wyckoff school district announced the Brian Faehndrich, currently an Assistant Principal at Wayne Valley High School, will be the new principal at Eisenhower Middle School for next school year. Wyckoff suspended Eisenhower Middle School Principal Christopher Iasiello will get a holiday at taxpayers expense .  The Wyckoff Board of Education gave Iasiello  a year’s paid leave of absence was granted in return for his resignation.

The announcement of a new principle was posted on the district website :

“We are proud to announce that Mr. Brian Faehndrich was appointed Eisenhower Middle School (EMS) Principal for the 2022-2023 school year at the Wyckoff Board of Education meeting Monday. Mr. Faehndrich is currently an Assistant Principal at Wayne Valley High School, and also the school’s Department Supervisor for Science and STEM. He has served as an administrator for a combined ten years in both Wayne and Westwood, and prior to that, was a biology teacher at Bergen County Technical Schools and a curriculum developer for the New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning (NJCTL). Mr. Faehndrich holds a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Columbia University, a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Fairleigh Dickinson University, and a second master’s degree in Learning Design and Technology from Purdue University. We look forward to Mr. Faehndrich joining the WSD community on July 1. A meet and greet will be scheduled this spring.”


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