Mr. Robert Novak, Instructional Leadership Team



Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Robert Novak, Instructional Leadership Team

Title and Author of Your Favorite Book:

The Fantastic Mr. Fox, Roald Dahl


Universities/Colleges Attended:

State University of New York at Buffalo

Canisius College


Degrees Earned:

B.A. African American Studies

M.S. Ed in Differentiated Instruction

M.S. Ed in Educational Leadership and Supervision


Short Bio:

Mr. Novak grew up outside Buffalo, New York. He currently lives in Columbia, Maryland with his wife and their three children. Mr. Novak has worked at Highlandtown for the past 12 years.


Educational Philosophy:

The schoolhouse should inspire, inform, and nurture a love for learning. It should provide a space for self-discovery where children can explore their many interests and talents. Educators and schools should be leaders in creating social change by encouraging critical thinking and awareness.


Inspirational Quote:

“No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.”

~ Alice Walker