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Tenure Recognition Honors Excellence

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Twenty faculty members were celebrated on June 15 for earning positions on the district’s permanent staff. These individuals were granted tenure for their exceptional performances during the probationary period of their employment.

For making a difference in the education of our students, each tenure recipient was recognized at a ceremony held prior to the Board of Education meeting. Some of this year’s honorees earned tenure in 2020 but were not recognized at that time due to the pandemic.

“We grant tenure only to those who prove that they meet the exceptional standards set forth by the Locust Valley Central School District,” said Superintendent of Schools Kenneth E. Graham, Ed.D. “These faculty members have not only proven that hiring them was the right decision, but that keeping them is the best decision.”

Congratulations to Amanda Berritto, LVCSD Educational Technology Specialist; Roger Boucher, Locust Valley Middle School/High School Media Communications Teacher; Ashley Brandveen, Locust Valley High School English Teacher; Alexandra Cannone, Locust Valley Middle School/High School World Languages Teacher; Jennifer Donohue-Weiner, Ann MacArthur Primary School Reading Teacher; Kimberly Ferina, Coordinator, K-12 Mathematics; Kelsey Frey, Bayville Primary School Teacher; Mikele Galligan, Bayville Intermediate School Special Education Teacher; Samantha Hanna, Locust Valley Middle School Math Teacher; Krista Lynn Hoffman, Locust Valley High School Special Education Teacher; Caitlin Krauszer, Bayville Intermediate School Psychologist; Eleanor Madsen, Ann MacArthur Primary School Teacher; Jennifer Masa, Locust Valley High School Administrative Dean ; Kelly Price, Bayville Intermediate School Teacher; Cinzia Reeves, Ann MacArthur Special Education Teacher; Tiffany Ruffo-Scott, Intermediate School Music Teacher; Dani Schatz, Bayville Primary School Teacher; Brianna Spitaliere, Ann MacArthur Primary School Teacher; Emily Storck, Locust Valley Middle School Teacher; and Kristen Sylvan, Locust Valley High School Psychologist.