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Mr. Robinson

With over 26 years of experience as a Health and Physical educator, Dean and Guidance Counselor for New York City Public Schools, Mr. Robinson has acquired a true understanding of today's student's psychosocial, educational and fitness needs. Mr. Robinson is certified as a Fitness/Martial Arts instructor and specializes in Youth fitness.
 Ms. Zabarina

Ms. Zabarina is dedicated to serving diverse populations such as the ones who comprise the majority at Manhattan Comprehensive Night and Day High School. She has made it her mission to help enrich our school's unique educational environment. She strongly believes that our students are experts in their own right in handling the “daily grind” of life. However, she further believes that they deserve fair and justifiable assistance in all their endeavors. In 2010, she received the Guidance Counselor of the Year Award for exceptional service to students. In addition, Ms. Zabarina has a Master's Degree in Guidance Counseling and holds an Advanced Certificate in Career Counseling. She began her counseling career at MCNDHS in 2005.

Ms. Novick

Ms. Novick has been with Manhattan Comprehensive since 2008. Prior to joining the guidance department, she was the Director of College and Academic Services for Comprehensive Development, Inc. She graduated from Carleton College and has a Master’s in Education from Hunter College.

Ms. Gil

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  • Additional Ways to Graduate IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO GRADUATE! If you are 15-21 years old and have fallen behind in credits, you have options. New York City has many schools and ...
    Posted Feb 22, 2013, 9:42 AM by Michael Toise
  • Guidelines for Establishing Positive School Culture Guidelines for Establishing a Positive School CultureSchool culture and climate have a profound effect upon students' academic achievement  and social interactions with peers and adults. Briefly, school climate is ...
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