The Board of Education dedicated a portion of their last meeting of the
2018-19 school year to honoring the teachers and administration being
awarded tenure, as well as this year’s retirees and 25-year employees.
Administrators, faculty members, and loved ones of those being honored
filled the middle school auditorium to celebrate these special members
of the district’s community. Each honoree was personally recognized and
thanked by one of their building’s administrators, as well as
Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Bossert and a member of the Board of
Retiring staff and faculty members were commended for dedicating their
lives to educating students, for being a shining light within their
school, and for never losing sight of each child individually. Those
recognized included Domenick Abbate, Constance Alibrandi, John Day,
Francesca Layne, and Doreen O’Brien.
Trophies for serving the school district for 25 years were presented to
Amy Chiarello, Jennifer Decker, Elizabeth Derr, and Rosalia Sangiorgio.
Lastly, 11 educators were honored for being granted tenure, including
Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction Dr. Maureen
Hull. Additional educators recognized included Lauren Bove, Nicole
Correia, Elenda Ferriolo, Erica Girodano, Richard Greening, Jonathan
Guercio, Samantha Heuer, Cheri Murcott, Kristen Romanchuk, and Leslie
Board of Education Student Liaison Annie Song was also recognized for
her excellent service to the Board during the 2018-19 school year. Both
Dr. Bossert and Board of Education President Julia Fried praised her for
the thoroughness of her monthly reports, and expressed confidence in
the greatness she will accomplish in college and beyond.