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Andrew J. Canlé

Assistant Principal

Andrew J. Canlé is an assistant principal at Shaw Avenue School in Valley Stream, New York. He previously served in the capacities of sixth-grade general education classroom teacher and AIS Academy instructional coach. Andrew’s Mathletes are the current three-time defending New York City NBA Math Hoops Champions, earning him a seat on the Learn Fresh Organization’s advisory board. Andrew graduated from Hofstra University with a B.B.A. in accounting and a M.S.Ed. in elementary education for grades 1 through 6. He completed his advanced certificate in educational leadership and administration at the College of St. Rose and is currently enrolled in Hofstra University’s doctoral program for educational and policy leadership.

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