It was a night to celebrate for the 36 administrators, teachers, and staff member who received tenure at the Mamaroneck School Board meeting on Tuesday, May 12.
Assistant principals from three of the district’s four elementary schools were awarded tenure: Alice Borsella from Mamaroneck Avenue School; Cruz Soler from Chatsworth Elementary School; and Edgar McIntosh, who has been at Central Elementary School for the past three years, but will be moving to Hommocks Middle School in the fall. The district is currently searching for an assistant principal to replace Mr. McIntosh at Central.
In addition, two district-wide staff members received tenure: Michael Kollmer, the director of administrative technology, and Barbara Dean, the elementary literacy coach.
Recipients also included 21 teachers, a media specialist (librarian), a speech-language pathologist, a psychologist, a social worker, a guidance counselor, and five teaching assistants.
Complete List of Tenure Awards:
Adminstrators: Alice K. Borsella, Asst. Principal, Mamaroneck Ave.; Edgar J. McIntosh, Asst. Principal, Central; Cruz M. Soler, Asst. Principal, Murray; Michael J. Kollmer, Dir. of Instructional Technology
Districtwide: Barbara Dean, Instructional Coach
Central School: Diana Barbieri; Anne Corsetti; Mary O’Leary Conroy
Chatsworth: Johanna Scozzafava; Erica Zimmerman
Mamaroneck Ave: Laura Caterino; Angela Fazzolari; Michelle Mariash; Deborah Ann Polykarpous; Juliana Sage
Murray: Linda Baker; Colleen Melnyk, Jacqueline Oliver
Hommocks: Cecilia Anon; Adonis Calderon; Susan Douglas; Steven Goldstein; Judith Keneally; Nancy Kosakow; James Mullen; Shalini Sudarsanan; Stacie Tramontozzi; Pedro Vega
High School: Laurie Derosa; Catherine Devlin; Elena Filippova; Lucy Harayda; Melissa Katz; Tiffany Murnan; Jill Shoffiett-Sageman; Joe Toombs; (Patricia Chillemi received tenure in December)