BOE announces superintendent finalists
11, 2012 - The Fonda-Fultonville Central School District Board
of Education has announced three finalists in its search for a
new superintendent of schools. The candidates are in the final
stages of the interview process before the board makes its
decision. The new Fonda-Fultonville superintendent will assume
his or her responsibilities by January 1, 2013.
Dr. Berneice Brownell has served as the district superintendent
for school districts in New Jersey and New York, most recently
in the Eldred Central School District in Eldred, NY. From
2001-2007, she was Head of the Department of Education at
Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania. She had previously
served as chief school administrator, assistant principal and
special education coordinator for schools in New York and New
Jersey. Dr. Brownell holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the
State University of New York at Albany and a Masters of Science
in Education from the College of St. Rose in Albany. She earned
her Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Lehigh University
in Bethlehem, PA.
Roger Clough has been an administrator in the Massena Central
School District since 2002, serving as the elementary and junior
high school principal, and currently as superintendent. He has
also served the district as an administrative intern and
elementary teacher. Mr. Clough holds a Masters of Education in
School Administration and Supervision from St. Lawrence
University in Canton, NY. He received a Bachelors of Arts in
Elementary Education and History as well as a Masters of Science
in Education from the State University of New York at Potsdam.
David Halloran has been the high school principal for the
Fonda-Fultonville Central School District since 2007. He
previously served as the assistant principal at Johnstown High
School for two years, and taught social studies at Tamarac and
Ballston Spa High Schools. Mr. Halloran holds a Masters degree
in education from Concordia University in Portland, Oregon. He
earned his School District Administrator certification from
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.
HFM BOCES District Superintendent Dr. Patrick Michel has been
serving as interim superintendent in Fonda-Fultonville since the
beginning of the 2012-13 school year.