• Mr. Howard Freund

    Mr. Freund is excited to begin his sixth year as Principal of Laning Avenue School.  Prior to his appointment as Principal, he served as Assistant Principal at HB Whitehorne for five years.  Mr. Freund was the Band Director at HB Whitehorne for 14 years before shifting his career into school administration. Before his employment in Verona, he worked for two years in the Irvington Public Schools, where he taught music at Grove St. and Myrtle Ave. schools. 



    Mr. Freund received his bachelor’s degree in music from Binghamton University and his teacher certification from the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College.  He earned his master's degree in Educational Leadership from Montclair State University in 2009.  Although not in the band room anymore, he continues to perform regularly with various musical groups. 

    Contact information: 

    Tel: (973) 571-6755

    Email: hfreund@veronaschools.org