Samantha Goldberg will be a lead PreK teacher at the start of the 2021-22 school year, having joined the Lower School faculty at Columbus Academy in 2016. She previously served as an associate and lead teacher for third grade on campus. 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