DISTRICTWIDE SCHOOL SAFETY TEAM

  • The Districtwide School Safety Team is responsible for revising the Districtwide School Safety Plan.

    2021-2022 DISTRICTWIDE SCHOOL SAFETY TEAM MEMBERS

    BOARD OF EDUCATION
    Robert Troiano, Jr., President
    Dr. Pless M. Dickerson, Trustee

    ADMINISTRATION
    Dr. Tahira A. DuPree Chase, Superintendent
    Mary O’Neill, Interim Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations, Chair
    Jeffery Reid, Assistant Business Administrator for Finance, Co-Chair
    Dr. Roger Bloom, Assistant Superintendent for Personnel and COVID-19 Safety Coordinator
    Dr. Ronald Valenti, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction
    Robert Stein, Assistant Business Administrator for Operations

    WESTBURY HIGH SCHOOL
    Dana Docar, Physical Education Teacher
    Patrick McGovern, Project SAVE Coordinator

    WESTBURY MIDDLE SCHOOL
    Kristy McNally, Library Media Specialist
    Richard Canalini, Dean, Technology Teacher

    DREXEL AVENUE SCHOOL
    Alexa Sakal, Special Education Teacher
    Barbara Jacobowitz, Registered Nurse

    POWELLS LANE SCHOOL
    Paul Almonte, Head Custodian
    Debbie Wachter, Physical Education Teacher

    DRYDEN STREET SCHOOL
    Antoinette Campbell, Reading Teacher
    Katharine Joseph, Psychologist
    Dayna Rosensky-Badillo, Social Worker

    PARK AVENUE SCHOOL
    Juanita Sherwood, Assistant Principal
    Todd Goodwin, Physical Education Teacher
    Danielle Aprigliano, Special Education Teacher

    FACILITIES
    Guy Forman, Director of Facilities
    Michael Hardy, Assistant Director of Facilities

    SECURITY
    Luis Salazar, Security Consultant

    ATHLETICS
    Doric Capsis, Director of Athletics

    NASSAU COUNTY POLICE
    Officer Todd Adkins
    Officer Jessie Cooper

    OLD WESTBURY POLICE DEPARTMENT

    Detective Michael Brown

    2021 - 2022 Meeting Minutes

    February 17, 2022 - Meeting Minutes l Meeting Agenda
    June 21, 2022 - Meeting Minutes l Meeting Agenda

HEALTH AND WELLNESS COMMITTEE

  • The Health and Wellness Committee covers topics such as:

    • Nutrition
    • SEL (Social Emotional Learning)

    2021-2022 HEALTH AND WELLNESS COMMITTEE MEMBERS

    ADMINISTRATION
    Dr. Tahira A. DuPree Chase, Superintendent of Schools
    Mary O’Neill, Interim Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations, Chair
    Robert Stein, Assistant Business Administrator for Operations, Co-Chair
    Dr. Roger Bloom, Assistant Superintendent for Personnel

    WESTBURY HIGH SCHOOL
    Dana Docar, Physical Education Teacher
    Rachel Castillo, Guidance Counselor
    Eleanor Dougherty, School Nurse at WHS
    Patrick McGovern, Project SAVE Coordinator

    WESTBURY MIDDLE SCHOOL
    Rich Canalini, Technology Teacher

    DREXEL AVENUE SCHOOL
    Cheri DeBellis, Assistant Principal
    Karla Paz, Speech Pathologist

    POWELLS LANE SCHOOL
    Debbie Wachter, Physical Education Teacher
    Angela Diglio, Teaching Assistant

    DRYDEN STREET SCHOOL
    Karen Suarez, Special Education Teacher

    PARK AVENUE SCHOOL
    Juanita Sherwood, Assistant Principal
    Todd Goodwin, Instructor, Physical Education
    Laura Penfold, School Nurse

    Facilities
    Guy Forman, Director for Facilities
    Michael Hardy, Assistant Director for Facilities

    Athletics
    Doric Capsis, Director of Athletics

    Aramark
    Grace Maschinski, District Manager
    Kerri O’Donnell, General Manager
    Gary O’Grady, Food Service Director

    Community
    Elaine Lovell, Community Advocate
    Andrea Ramos, Nutritionist, Personal Chef



    2021-2022 MEETING DATES
    October 12, 2021‐ 12:00‐1:00 PM ‐ Cancelled
    January 25, 2022 ‐ 12:00‐1:00 PM - Meeting Minutes  (Agenda)
    February 7, 2022 12:00‐1:00 PM - Meeting Minutes  (Agenda)
    March 15, 2022 12:00‐1:00 PM - Meeting Minutes (Agenda)
    April 6, 2022 12:00‐1:00 PM - Meeting Minutes (Agenda)
    May 24, 2022 12:00‐1:00 PM - Meeting Minutes (Agenda)
    June 13, 2022‐ 12:00‐1:00 PM - Meeting Minutes (Agenda)

SAFETY AND SECURITY COMMITTEE

  • The Safety/Security Committee is responsible for handling the following topics:

    • Complaints related to facilities/security
    • Building Safety Plans
    • Drills

    2021-2022 Safety/Security Committee members

    BOARD OF EDUCATION
    Dr. Pless M. Dickerson, Trustee

    ADMINISTRATION

    Dr. Tahira A. DuPree Chase, Superintendent
    Mary O’Neill, Interim Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations, Chair
    Jeffery Reid, Assistant Business Administrator for Finance, Co-Chair
    Dr. Roger Bloom, Assistant Superintendent for Personnel

    WESTBURY HIGH SCHOOL

    Dana Docar, Physical Education Teacher
    Patrick McGovern, Project SAVE Coordinator

    WESTBURY MIDDLE SCHOOL

    Kristy McNally, Library Media Specialist
    Richard Canalini, Dean, Technology Teacher

    DREXEL AVENUE SCHOOL

    Alexa Sakal, Special Education Teacher
    Barbara Jacobowitz, Registered Nurse

    POWELLS LANE SCHOOL

    Paul Almonte, Head Custodian
    Debbie Wachter, Physical Education Teacher

    DRYDEN STREET SCHOOL

    Antoinette Campbell, Reading Teacher

    PARK AVENUE SCHOOL

    Juanita Sherwood, Assistant Principal
    Todd Goodwin, Physical Education Teacher
    Danielle Aprigliano, Special Education Teacher
    Gerriann Henselder, Elementary Teacher

    FACILITIES

    Guy Forman, Director of Facilities
    Michael Hardy, Assistant Director of Facilities

    SECURITY

    Luis Salazar, Security Consultant

    Athletics

    Doric Capsis, Director of Athletics

    2021 - 2022 MEETING DATES

    May 25, 2022 -  Meeting Minutes (Agenda)
    June 7, 2022 - Meeting Minutes (Agenda)