The Council of Administrators and Supervisors honored eighteen outstanding public school administrators from Nassau and Suffolk Counties at the annual winter Delegate Assembly held on Thursday, March 14th at the Holiday Inn in Plainview.  Each award-winning administrator was nominated by their peers and selected by the award committee for exemplifying the highest qualities of school administrative leadership, achievement, vision, innovation, and collaboration with parents, students, staff and administrators in their school community. Below is a list of the award recipients. We thank everyone who attended the Assembly and congratulate our winners!

CAS 2019 Nassau County Administrators of the Year:

Christine Dragone, Assistant PrincipalNorth Side School, East Williston UFSD;
Meredyth Martini, Director of Special Education, Malverne UFSD,
Thomas McKillop III, Principal, East Lake School, Massapequa UFSD
Kathleen Murray, Principal, Parkville School, Great Neck UFSD
Janna Ostroff, Supervisor of Science and Technology, Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD
Mathew Pearson, Assistant Principal, Valley Stream Central High School, Valley Stream CHSD
Eileen Speidel, Principal, Park Avenue School, North Bellmore Union Free School District
Martin Voigt, Chairperson of Physical Education, Massapequa UFSD
Reginald Warren, Assistant Principal, Westbury High School, Westbury Union Free School District

CAS 2019 Suffolk County Administrators of the Year:

Donna Bettinelli, Director of Science, Bay Shore UFSD
Nina Bryant, Assistant Director of Special Education, Commack UFSD
Christian Fogarazzo, Director of Science, Half Hollow Hills CSD
Colleen Ligonde, Assistant Principal, North Babylon High School, North Babylon UFSD
James O’Hagan, Director of Facilities, Three Village CSD
Dr. Melissa Reggio, Principal, Center Moriches Middle School, Center Moriches UFSD

CAS Lifetime Achievement Award

Steven Furrey, Principal, Central Blvd. Elementary School, Bethpage UFSD

CAS Distinguished Administrator Award

Christine DiPaola, Principal, Wenonah Elementary School, Sachem CSD

U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon School of Excellence

Carisa Burzynski, Principal, John Glenn High School in Elwood

National Blue Ribbon School oF Excellence 2019
John Glenn High School, Elwood UFSD

Carisa Burzynski, Principal
    CAS LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT  AWARD     CAS Lifetime Achievement Award

     Steven Furrey, Principal
Central Blvd. Elementary School
Bethpage UFSD
     CAS Distinguished Administrator Award
                Christine DiPaola, Principal
Principal, Wenonah Elementary School
Sachem CSD
2019 Nassau County 
            Administrators of the Year
2019 Suffolk County 
               Administrators of the Year

Christine Dragone

             Assistant Principal, North Side School

East Williston UFSD

 Donna Bettinelli
Director of Science
Bay Shore UFSD
 Meredyth Martini
Director of Special Education
Malverne UFSD
Nina Bryant
Assistant Director of Special Education
Commack UFSD
    Thomas McKillop III
Principal, East Lake School
Massapequa UFSD
    Christian Fogarazzo
Director of Science
Half Hollow Hills CSD
Kathleen Murray  
Principal, Parkville School
Great Neck UFSD

   Colleen Ligonde

   Assistant Principal, North Babylon High School

North Babylon UFSD

Janna Ostroff

           Supervisor of Science and Technology

Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD

James O’Hagan
Director of Facilities
Three Village CSD
  Mathew Pearson
Assistant Principal
Valley Stream Central High School
Valley Stream CHSD
     Dr. Melissa Reggio
Center Moriches Middle School
Center Moriches UFSD
                       Eileen Speidel
Park Avenue School

   North Bellmore UFSD

 Martin Voigt 
Chairperson of Physical Education
Massapequa UFSD
  Reginald Warren
Assistant Principal
Westbury High School
Westbury UFSD