Whittney Smith, Ed.D.
Dr. Smith is the Director of Instructional Technology & Assessment in the Mineola School District, a position he was appointed to in July of 2022. Prior to this, Dr. Smith was the Principal at Mineola High School in Garden City Park, NY for seven years where he led the school to Apple Distinguished School Status as well as being recognized by Newsweek as a "Best School" for two consecutive year. His other accomplishments include developing strand programs in Computer Science, Healthcare, Business, and Advanced Manufacturing where students earn college credits, workforce credentials, and complete internship experiences. He is also proud of the increase in AP and dual enrollment offerings available to all students in Mineola. Dr. Smith has been with the Mineola School District since 2002, beginning as the Assistant Principal in the Middle School. From 2011 -2015 he was Assistant Principal in the High School. Prior to joining the Mineola School District, Dr. Smith was a special education teacher and Athletic Trainer in the Locust Valley School District. Dr. Smith received his Bachelor's degree from Rutgers University; a Master's degree in Special Education from Adelphi University; a Master's degree in School Administration from LIU CW Post University; and a Doctoral degree in Educational Leadership and Policy from St. John's University. Dr. Smith is also an Adjunct Professor at Adelphi University in Garden City, NY.