• SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS

    The Superintendent of Schools at the Blind Brook-Rye UFSD is Dr. Colin Byrne.  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. Byrne’s secretary, Mrs. Vivian Groccia at ext. 1001.

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    ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT OF CURRICULUM, INSTRUCTION, AND ASSESSMENT

    The Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment at the Blind Brook-Rye UFSD is Dr. Micahel Curtin.  He is responsible for the overall curriculum, assessment, and instructional program in our district. If you would like to reach out to him, you may email him at mcurtin@blindbrook.org or by phone at ext. 1004.

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    ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT OF FACILITIES AND FINANCE

    The Assistant Superintendent of Facilities and Finance at the Blind Brook-Rye UFSD is Ms. Laurie Baum.  She oversees facilities and finance in our district.  If you would like to reach out to her, you may email her at lbaum@blindbrook.org or by phone 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.  Its 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 our Head of Transportation, Mr. Juan Zhindon, at ext. 2441 or by email at jzhindon@blindbrook.org.
    • If you have any questions or concerns about facilities, please contact our Director of Facilities, Mr. Luis Rodriguez, at ext. 4450 or by email at lrodriguez@blindbrook.org.
    • If you have any questions or concerns about finance, please contact our District Treasurer, Mrs. Tiana Truong, at ext. 1012 or by email at ttruong@blindbrook.org

     

    DIRECTOR OF TECHNOLOGY

    The Director of Technology is Mr. Charles Von Hollen.  He is responsible for all computer and audiovisual 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 can reach him at ext. 1005 or by email at cvonhollen@blindbrook.org.

     

    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.  You may also email him at hburg@blindbrook.org

    The Assistant Director of Pupil Services at the Elementary School, Mrs. Karen Vitti, assists Mr. Burg and is at the Bruno M. Ponterio Ridge Street School.  Mrs. Vitti can be reached at ext. 1008.  You may also email her at kvitti@blindbrook.org.

    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

    Ms. Kimberly Saxton 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. She can be reached at ext. 4500 or by email at ksaxton@blindbrook.org. Ms. Saxton's Office Assistant, Mrs. Lauren Fantone, can be reached at ext. 4501.

     

    DISTRICT REGISTRATION

    The Office of Pupil Services handles all new student registration for Grades K-12.  You may reach the office at ext. 1009.