SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS
The Superintendent of Schools in the Blind Brook-Rye UFSD is Dr. Patrick Brimstein. He is responsible for the effective operation of the District; general administration of all instructional, business or other operations of the District; and for advising and making recommendations to the Board of Education with respect to such activities. If you are interested in making an appointment with the superintendent please contact Dr. Brimstein’s secretary, Mrs. Groccia at ext. 1001.
ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT OF CURRICULUM, INSTRUCTION, AND ASSESSMENT
The Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment in the Blind Brook-Rye UFSD is Dr. Colin Byrne. He is responsible for the overall curriculum, assessment, and instructional program in our District. If you need to contact Dr. Byrne you can reach him at ext. 1004.
ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT OF FACILITIES AND FINANCE
The Assistant Superintendent of Facilities and Finance in the Blind Brook-Rye UFSD is Ms. Mary O'Neill. If you need to contact Ms. O'Neill you can reach her at ext. 1003.
BLIND BROOK BUSINESS OFFICE (TRANSPORTATION, BUILDINGS, AND FINANCE)
The Blind Brook Business Office is responsible for all financial and facilities management operations. It's primary functions include: the preparation and management of the District's annual budget, accounting and auditing services, facilities management and capital construction, employee payroll and benefits administration, pupil transportation, and school food service.
- If you have any questions or concerns about transportation, please contact Juan Zhindon at ext. 2441.
- If you have any questions or concerns about facilities, please contact Mr. Luis Rodriguez at ext. 4450.
- If you have any questions or concerns about finance, please contact Mrs. Tiana Truong at ext. 1012.
DIRECTOR OF TECHNOLOGY
The Director of Technology is Mr. Charles Von Hollen. He is responsible for all computer and audio visual technology in the district. Southern Westchester BOCES provides engineering support. Mr. Von Hollen chairs the Technology Committee, a Board-appointed committee consisting of administrators, teachers, community members and a board representative. They meet monthly to construct the district technology plan, establish goals and evaluate the District’s progress in meeting those goals. If you wish to contact Mr. Von Hollen you may reach him at ext. 1005.
PUPIL SERVICES DEPARTMENT
The Director of Pupil Services, Mr. Harry Burg, is responsible for all programs for students with disabilities and health services in the school district. Mr. Burg can be reached at ext. 1007.
The Assistant Director of Pupil Services at the Elementary School, Mrs. Amelia Carpanzano, assists Mr. Burg and is at the Bruno M. Ponterio Ridge Street School. Mrs. Carpanzano can be reached at ext. 1008.
The Pupil Services Office Assistants, Mrs. Parsehian, can be reached at ext. 1009 and Mrs. Siegel at ext. 1010.
DIRECTOR OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION, HEALTH AND INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS
Mr. Ryan Naccarato is responsible for all aspects of the district’s Physical Education, Health Education and Interscholastic Athletics programs including developing and evaluating the department’s academic program and budget, program management, hiring and evaluation of coaches, team scheduling, and student selection and discipline. Mr. Naccarato can be reached at ext. 4500. Mr. Naccarato's Office Assistant, Mrs. Fantone, can be reached at ext. 4501.
The Office of Pupil Services handles all new student registration for Grades K-12. You may reach the office at ext. 1009.