Mr. LaBossiere started his career in Griswold Public Schools in 1995. He was a Physical Education teacher and coach for many years at Griswold High School. Mr. LaBossiere was named the Athletic Director of Griswold Public Schools in 2011 and served successfully in that administrative role for 3 years. In 2014, Mr. LaBossiere took on the role of Assistant Principal of Griswold Middle School and became immersed in several academic initiatives that focused on student achievement and instructional improvement. Well-respected by students, parents, and community members, Mr. LaBossiere has also earned the respect of the educational leaders with whom he has worked.
Mr. Zubek comes to GPS with a rich background in academics and school-community involvement. A Math Teacher with over 13 years of experience at Lyme-Old Lyme High School, Mr. Zubek has been involved in many initiatives including NEASC, Data Teams, Learning Walks, SRBI, and curriculum writing, development, and implementation. Additionally, Mr. Zubek has been a basketball and crew coach, a club advisor, and a new teacher mentor. Mr. Zubek holds a B.S. in Mathematics from Springfield College, an M.S. in Education from the University of New Haven, and a 092 Certificate from Sacred Heart University.