Honoring Service to the Students

Honoring Service to the Students
Honoring Service to the Students
At their June 6 meeting, the Carle Place Board of Education gave a fond farewell to Superintendent of Schools David Flatley and three other dedicated members of the Carle Place School District family who announced their retirement this year. 

Joining Mr. Flatley in retirement are Rushmore Avenue School teacher Lynn Benov (30 years of service), Cherry Lane School teacher Mary McDermott (22 years) and Carle Place Middle/High School special education teacher Laurie Papa (31 years). Mr. Flatley has served Carle Place for 16 years, beginning as assistant superintendent for instruction and personnel in 2003 before being promoted to superintendent of schools in 2010.

Additionally, five members of the Carle Place School District were awarded tenure by the Board of Education: Assistant Superintendent for Special Education and Pupil Personnel Services Dr. Philip Molnar, Chairperson for Special Education Allen Foraker, Carle Place Middle/High School special education teacher Jenna Iannone, Cherry Lane literacy teacher Danielle Emmel and Rushmore Avenue teacher Jacqueline Gardiner.

Congratulations to all of our tenured staff and retirees for your dedication to the students of Carle Place!