Clinical Assistant Professor
Phone: 212 998 7388
Rosa Pietanza has 24 years of experience in New York City Public Schools as a teacher of Italian and French, and an assistant principal of Foreign Languages and ESL, as well as founding principal of University Neighborhood HS, an NYU partnership school. Throughout her career, she has served as a mentor to many new principals, administrators, and teachers. Pietanza is the coordinator of partnership schools for Steinhardt's teacher education programs, where her responsibilities include strengthening relationships with partner schools, exploring opportunities for collaboration, and connecting students' coursework with their field experience. In addition, she works with faculty and staff throughout NYU to promote initiatives in NYC public schools. Pietanza earned master's degrees in French and Italian from Hunter College and an advanced certificate in educational administration and supervision from Brooklyn College.
In addition to Coordinating Partnership Schools and teaching the Social Responsibilities of Educators Coures, Pietanza coordinates the ELL Think Tank at NYU Steinhardt.