School Superintendent Michael Morris announced on Thursday (7/23) that Talib Sadiq has been appointed Interim Principal of Amherst Regional High School (ARHS) for the 2020–2021 school year. Sadiq has served as Assistant Principal at ARHS for the past two years, prior to which he served as Dean of Students and as a counselor at Amherst Regional Middle School. He was also the School Climate Coordinator at the Middle School from 2014 to 2015 and Resident Director of the “A Better Chance” house in Amherst from 2009 to 2016.
Sadiq received an Associates Degree in Communications from Holyoke Community College in 2001 and a Masters Degree in Education and Counseling from UMass in 2006. He is a 1988 graduate of ARHS.
Miki Gromacki, ARHS Assistant Principal, will continue in that role, and a process to identify a third administrator to fill Sadiq’s position for the year will be announced soon.
A national search for a permanent ARHS principal will be conducted over the coming months.