CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. -- The Croton-Harmon School District's Board of Education and central administration formally welcomed Croton-Harmon Schools' new faculty and staff during a reception Thursday, Sept. 1.
Superintendent of Schools Edward Fuhrman Jr. noted that joining the Croton-Harmon family signifies "a major life event."
"To be here is a great accomplishment," he said. "As you progress, we are here to support you. We work very closely with our teachers and it is very important for us to be on the same page."
The building principals introduced the new faculty members joining their respective buildings this year. Alan Capasso, Croton-Harmon High Schools principal, introduced Social Studies teachers Emily Lombardo and Ilana McConville, flexible support program psychologist Nancy Horan, music teacher Jazz Zantay and mathematics teacher Isabella Zappa.
Spanish teacher Linda German was not present but was also recognized by attendees.
Pierre Van Cortlandt Middle School Principal Barbara Ulm welcomed school counselor Rachel Bonilla and seventh-grade physical education teacher Kevin Brunelle.
Carrie E. Tompkins Elementary School Principal Kelly Maloney recognized school counselor Vilma Torres-Pagan and physical education instructors Justin Duchin and Suzanne Leslie. Kaylynn Hayes, who was unable to attend, was named as school nurse.
The administrators and board members also introduced themselves to the new staff members. "Welcome on behalf of all the board members," said President Iris Bugliosi.
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