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100 Kenneth Avenue
Greenlawn, NY 11740-2900
(631) 266-5400

Administration Philosophy:

The Elwood School District subscribes to the basic goals for the elementary and secondary schools approved by the Regents of the State of New York, namely:

  • Mastery of the basic skills of communication, reasoning, and critical thinking essential to live a full and productive life.
  • Knowledge of the humanities and the sciences at a level required to participate in an ever more complex world.
  • Competence in a second language.
  • Understanding of the process of effective citizenship in order to participate and to perform work in a manner that is gratifying to the individual and to those served.
  • Ability to sustain lifetime learning in order to adapt to the new demands, opportunities, and values of a changing world.
  • Ability to maintain one’s mental, physical, and emotional health.
  • Understanding of human relations – respect for and ability to relate to other people in our own and other nations – including those of different sex, origins, cultures, and aspirations.
  • Competence in the processes of developing values – particularly the formation of spiritual, ethical, and moral values, which are essential to individual dignity and human civilization.
  • Knowledge and appreciation of our culture and capacity for creativity, recreation, and self-renewal.
  • Knowledge of the environment, problems and threats to the environment, and relationship between our own acts and the quality of the environment.
  • Fostering the concept of student responsibility to themselves, to the educational processes and society.

Dr. Kenneth Bossert

Superintendent of Schools
(631) 266-5400 x 1402

Dr. Maureen Hull
Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction
(631) 266-5400 x 1222

Ms. Lorraine Dunkel
Assistant Superintendent for Business
(631) 266-5400 x 1404

Mr. Gene Tranchino
Exec. Director for Administrative & Instructional Technology/Transportation
(631) 266-5400 x 6283

Ms. Dianne Wilkinson
Exec. Director of Special Education
(631) 266-5400 x 1437

Mr. Thomas Colletti
Director of Human Resources
(631) 266-5400 x 1403

Ms. Pamela Fine
Director of Humanities

Ms. Eileen Kelly-Gorman
Director of Math, Science and Technology

Mr. John McDonald

Plant Facilities Administrator
631-266-5400 x 1426

David Shanahan

Director of Athletics and Physical Education
631-266-5410 x 3417

Mara Pugh
Food Services Director
(631) 266-5400 x 2442

Elwood John H. Glenn High School
Ms. Carisa Burzynski
Principal, High School
(631) 266-5410

Mr. Corey McNamara
Assistant Principal, High School
(631) 266-5410

Mr. Leroy Cole
Assistant Principal, High School
(631) 266-5410

Elwood Middle School
Dr. Christina Sapienza
Principal, Elwood Middle School
(631) 266-5420

Mrs. Dawn Valle
Assistant Principal, Elwood Middle School
(631) 266-5420

James H. Boyd Intermediate School
Dr. Denise Toscano
Principal, James H. Boyd Intermediate School
(631) 266-5430

Harley Avenue Primary School
Ms. Elissa Millan
Principal, Harley Avenue Primary School
(631) 266-5445