Students will be greeted by a new assistant principal at Queensbury Middle School when they return this fall; the Board of Education appointed Tiffany Montgomery in July. She is taking over the role previously held by Assistant Principal Robyn Scotland, who is now the district’s Assistant Director of Support Services.
Montgomery was previously a third grade teacher and English Language Arts lead for six years in the Carroll Independent School District in Southlake, Texas, as well as a principal intern. Her roots are in the Capital Region, where she started her career as a second grade teacher at St. Jude the Apostle School in Wynantskill. Montgomery says she is looking forward to bringing her experiences and knowledge to Queensbury.
“I am excited to be appointed the assistant principal at Queensbury Middle School,” she said. “I am enthusiastic that it is going to be a great year of learning and growth. It is wonderful to be back home in upstate New York.”
As an assistant principal, Montgomery will work with all 750 students in the middle school building alongside QMS Principal Michael Brannigan.
“Ms. Montgomery shares the vision and mindset we have at Queensbury Middle School: putting student needs in the forefront and forming valuable partnerships with everyone we work with to ensure a successful middle school experience for all of our children,” said Principal Brannigan. “I look forward to working with her as we start another exciting year at QMS.”
Montgomery earned her master’s degree in educational leadership from the University of North Texas; a master’s degree in childhood education/literacy from the Sage Graduate School in Troy, NY and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Siena College in Loudonville. She is also state-certified as a school building leader and holds certificates in literacy and childhood education.