The Council of Administrators and Supervisors honored several members with the 2017 CAS Administrator of the Year Award and the CAS Lifetime Achievement Award at their annual winter Delegate Assembly on Thursday, March 16th at the Holiday Inn in Plainview.  Each administrator was nominated by their peers and selected by the award committee for exemplifying the highest qualities of school administrative leadership including achievement, vision, innovation, and collaboration with parents, students, staff and administrators. CAS also recognized Syosset High School and Harborfields High School for being recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence.

Congratulations (l to r): Ronald Gimondo, Principal, John F. Kennedy Elementary School; Thomas J. Desmond, Assistant Principal, Samoset Middle School; Timothy Russo, Principal, Harborfields High School; Lorraine Poppe, Principal, John F. Kennedy High School; Joanne Giordano, Principal, Harborfields Middle School; William King Moss III, Science Chairperson, Lawrence Public Schools; Albert Cousins, Principal, North Shore High School; Dr. Barbara Donnellan, Coordinator of Guidance, Lindenhurst Union Free School District.

CAS 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award

Lorraine Poppe, Principal, John F. Kennedy High School, Bellmore-Merrick CSD

Pictured l to r: Presenter:   Karen McGuinness; Lorraine Poppe, Principal of John F. Kennedy High School Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District; and Albert Voorneveld, President of the Council of Administrators.

CAS 2017 Administrator of the Year

Albert Cousins, Principal, North Shore High School

Pictured l to r: Presenter: Ana Aguiar-Mady; Albert Cousins, Principal of North Shore High School; and Co-presenter, Jennifer Imperiale.

CAS 2017 Administrator of the Year

Ronald Gimondo, Principal, John F. Kennedy Elementary School, Great Neck CSD

Pictured l to r:  Presenter:  Kathleen Murray; Ronald Gimondo, Principal of the Year John F. Kennedy Elementary School; and Albert Voorneveld, President of the Council of Administrators.

CAS 2017 Administrator of the Year

 Joanne Giordano, Principal of Harborfields Middle School

Pictured l to r: Tara Falasco, Assistant Principal. Joanne Giordano, Principal, Harborfields Middle School; nd Margy Greene, Principal, Thomas J. Lahey Elementary School.

CAS 2017 Administrator of the Year

William King Moss III, Science Chairperson, Lawrence Public Schools

Pictured l to r:  Presenter, Christine Mazzarino; William King Moss III, Science Chairperson, Lawrence Union Free School District; with Albert Voorneveld, President of the Council of Administrators.

CAS 2017 Administrator of the Year

Thomas Desmond, Assistant Principal Samoset Middle School in Sachem

Pictured l to r: Thomas J. Desmond, CAS Middle School Assistant Principal of the Year, Samoset Middle School in the Sachem Union Free School District; CAS Suffolk Director, Christine DiPaola; and Albert Voorneveld, President of the Council of Administrators.

CAS 2017 Administrator of the Year

 Dr. Barbara Donnellan, Coordinator of Guidance, Lindenhurst Schools

Pictured l to r: Frank Naccarato, CAS Vice President; Dr. Barbara Donnellan, Coordinator of Guidance, Lindenhurst Union Free School District; and John Nocero, CAS Executive Vice President. 

National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence

Harborfields High School

L to r: Dr. Rory Manning, Harborfields Assistant Superintendent and Harborfields High School Principal, Timothy Russo.

National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence

Syosset High School

L to r: James Kassebaum, CAS Treasurer; Dr. Giovanni Durante, Principal, Syosset High School; and Albert Voorneveld, President of the Council of Administrators.