Haldane Appoints Elementary Principal

Former Cold Spring resident will take reins on July 15

Christine Jamin

The Haldane school board on June 4 appointed Christine Jamin as principal of the elementary school.

Jamin, who graduated from Haldane High School in 1997 as valedictorian, is principal of the Netherwood Elementary School in Hyde Park. She is expected to begin at Haldane on July 15.

The former Cold Spring resident holds a bachelor’s degree from Smith College, where she studied biology and marine science, and a master’s degree in secondary school education from the City College of New York. She also studied school administration at Baruch College. Jamin worked for six years as a science teacher at the Bronx School of Law and Finance and for eight years as an administrator in the Arlington Central School District.

She succeeds David Wallick, who resigned on March 19 for personal reasons and will depart at the end of the school year. He was hired in June 2017.