Mr. David Galbierczyk
Principal - Carnegie House
The 2020-21 school year marks Mr. Galbierczyk's sixth year as the Principal of the Carnegie House at H.B. Whitehorne Middle School. He is a collaborative leader who is committed to building a positive school culture and thriving academic environment by nurturing students’ academic, social, and emotional needs. He is also dedicated to working closely with staff, students, and parents alike to create and support a positive, safe, and engaged learning community. He firmly believes that H.B. Whitehorne’s House Model provides the structure necessary for grade-level teams to identify, develop, implement, and evaluate targeted interventions for students in need of support.
Prior to joining HBW as co-principal in September, 2015, Mr. Galbierczyk spent the previous 15 years at Verona High School in a variety of capacities. During his time as a Social Studies teacher at VHS, Mr. Galbierczyk served as the advisor to the Mock Trial and Model U.N. clubs and was the Social Studies Department Area Coordinator for several years during his teaching tenure. Additionally, he was Head Coach for the Boys and Girls Cross Country teams and the Boys Track and Field team, where he was recognized as the Essex County Coach of the Year for three seasons. In February 2008, Mr. Galbierczyk was appointed to the position of Verona High School Assistant Principal. As VHS Assistant Principal, Mr. Galbierczyk was instrumental in supporting district and building initiatives that elevated student achievement.
Mr. Galbierczyk earned his Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Political Science while minoring in both Criminal Justice and Sociology from the University of Richmond in 1994. After working for four years at a law firm, he pursued and completed his Master’s of Social Studies Education degree from Rutgers University’s Graduate School of Education in 2000. Mr. Galbierczyk later earned his Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Montclair State University in 2007.Contact Information:
Tel: (973) 571-6751, ext. 2014