New principal to lead Rogers Park Middle School

New principal chosen to lead Rogers Park Middle School
Posted on 05/03/2018

 Dr. Kristy Zaleta has been selected as the next principal of Rogers Park Middle School beginning July 1.

Following a career as a research scientist in private industry, Zaleta began her career as an earth science teacher at Rogers Park. Twice, she was recognized as a “Teacher of the Year,” both by the Connecticut Science Teacher’s Association and the Danbury Public Schools.

For the past five years, Zaleta has served as the associate principal for instruction at the district’s three middle schools.

“We are excited to watch Dr. Zaleta take on this new administrative role, particularly after her many exceptional years as one of Danbury's leading educators of middle school students,” said Superintendent Dr. Sal Pascarella. “She brings not only a wealth of instructional knowledge, but a history of educational successes and a commitment to our Danbury community as both an administrator leader and a parent of Danbury students.”

Zaleta earned a Bachelor of Science from Montclair State University, and both a master’s degree in Instructional Technology and a doctorate in Instructional Leadership from Western Connecticut State University, where she currently teaches as an adjunct professor.