SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS
The Superintendent of Schools in the Blind Brook-Rye UFSD is Dr. Jonathan Ross. 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. Ross’ secretary, Mrs. Groccia at ext. 3021.
ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT OF CURRICULUM, INSTRUCTION, AND ASSESSMENT
The Interim Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment in the Blind Brook-Rye UFSD is Dr. Colin Byrne. He is responsible for advancing a collaborative program of review, evaluation, development, and implementation of the K-12 curriculum, and associated assessments and instructional practices; fostering the articulation and alignment of the instructional program; nurturing a comprehensive program of professional development aimed at continuous instructional and programmatic improvement. If you are interested in making an appointment with Dr. Byrne you may reach him at ext. 3025
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 Mrs. Vivian Groccia at ext. 3021.
- If you have any questions or concerns about facilities, please contact Mr. Louis Rodriguez at ext. 3147.
- If you have any questions or concerns about finance, please contact Ms. Mikaela Coni at ext. 3030.
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. 3041.
PUPIL SERVICES DEPARTMENT
The Director of Pupil Services, 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. 3033. Mr. Burg’s secretary, Mrs. Parsehian, can be reached at ext. 3020.
The Assistant Director of Pupil Services, Ilana Sitkoff, assists Mr. Burg. Mrs. Sitkoff can be reached at ext. 3097. You may also reach the Pupil Services Office Assistant at ext. 3054.
DIRECTOR OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION, HEALTH AND INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS
Mr. DJ Goldman 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. Goldman can be reached at ext. 3118.
The Office of Pupil Services handles all new student registration for Grades 1-12. You may reach the office at ext. 3020.
Kindergarten registration is handled at the BMP Ridge Street School with Ms. Fredie Sol. You may reach her at ext. 3027.