By: Karen Krynen
Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) has announced the appointment of Jeffrey Krynen as principal of the school, effective immediately. In this capacity, Krynen, who most recently served as assistant principal of curriculum and instruction, will work closely with the president and board to further the school’s mission of providing premiere STEM education to high school students.
“The Bosco Tech community is very happy to announce Mr. Krynen’s appointment as principal,” said President Memo Gutierrez. “His talented leadership and experience with the Salesian precepts of educating youth have been invaluable through the years. I am fully confident that as he upholds the traditions of the Tech, while embracing twenty-first century technological opportunities, the school will thrive.”
Krynen has more than 30 years experience in teaching and administration at Bosco Tech. Prior to serving as assistant principal, the 1981 Tech graduate served as dean of technologies and department chair for both the school’s science and Architecture, Construction and Engineering (ACE) technology programs. He has overseen several accreditation self-studies and, as a visiting peer reviewer, evaluated and advised other schools in the complex accreditation process. Under his direction, Bosco Tech successfully implemented the school’s highly effective standardized test-preparation initiative. He has a bachelor’s degree in biology from California Polytechnic University, Pomona, and a master’s degree in educational leadership from Loyola Marymount University.
“I’m honored by the trust the Bosco Tech board of directors has shown in me,” Krynen said. “It will by my great privilege to lead my alma mater in this new role, and I look forward to the opportunity to work closely with the board, faculty, staff, students and their families, and the Alumni Association in achieving our goals.”
Bosco Tech is an all-male Catholic high school that uniquely combines a rigorous college-preparatory program with a technology-focused education. The innovative curriculum allows students to exceed university admissions requirements while completing extensive integrated coursework in one of several applied science and engineering fields, including the new Biological, Medical & Environmental Technology (BMET) program.
On Niche.com’s list of top boys high schools and Catholic high schools in California and the U.S., Bosco Tech boasts a college acceptance rate of 100 percent, with the majority of graduates pursuing STEM-related post-secondary majors at four-year universities. Visit www.boscotech.edu or call 626-940-2000 for more information or to arrange a campus visit.