Samantha (Goldberg) Fox joined the lower school faculty at Columbus Academy in 2016 and started teaching fourth grade at the beginning of the 2023-24 school year. She previously taught pre-kindergarten and served as an associate and lead teacher for third grade. Samantha came to Academy after a combined 11 years of teaching between second grade, kindergarten and preschool. She holds a B.S. in elementary education from Plattsburgh State University and a M.S. in classroom reading from the University of Albany. Samantha has a daughter who attends New Albany-Plain Local Schools.

Samantha’s favorite thing about Columbus Academy
I love the teachers. Everyone is always willing to help each other out.”

Little-known fact
“I love to run. I have run 2 half-marathons so far.”

Favorite place to eat
Being from New York, my favorite coffee is from Dunkin Donuts. Tim Hortons and Starbucks don't even come close.

  • B.S. Plattsburgh State University
  • M.S. University of Albany