Mohonasen Central School District welcomes three new administrators this summer.
Kevin G. Warren and Daniella DeLuca join the high school staff as assistant principals. Thomas J. O’Connor joins Pinewood school as assistant principal.
Warren and DeLuca replace High School Assistant Principals Timothy Hulihan and Brian Schaffer. Hulihan accepted a position as middle school principal in Stillwater Central School District, while Schaffer has decided to return to the classroom this fall to resume his passion, teaching social studies. O’Connor replaces Laurel Jones, who accepted an administrative position in her hometown district of Bethlehem.
Warren comes to Mohonasen from Scotia-Glenville School District, where he served as a special education teacher and high school administrative designee. Warren received his bachelor of science in special education from The College of Saint Rose in Albany and his master of science in educational administration from the University of Scranton in Scranton, Pa. He holds certifications as a New York State (NYS) Building Leader and NYS Teaching Certifications for Students with Disabilities (grades 7-12; grades 5-9; grades 1-6). He also holds a NYS coaching certification.
DeLuca most recently served as a Spanish teacher at Guilderland High School. She attended The College of Saint Rose where she received a bachelor of arts in Spanish education (7-12); masters of education in professional teacher education; and masters of education in educational leadership and administration. She holds New York State certifications as a District Leader and School Building Leader as well as Professional Certification in Secondary Education: Grades 7-12; and, New York State Certification in Spanish.
O’Connor was most recently an English teacher at Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School. He received a bachelor of arts in psychology from the State University of New York at Binghamton and a master of science in adolescent education (English, grades 7-12), from The College of Saint Rose in Albany.
He holds a post-graduate certification in special education (grades 7-12) and a certificate of advanced study in Educational Leadership and Administration, both from The College of Saint Rose.
“Mr. Warren, Mrs. DeLuca and Mr. O’Connor bring a wide range of experiences to their roles as Mohonasen administrators,” said Superintendent Dr. Kathleen Spring. “We are fortunate that these three new talented administrators will bring fresh perspective and energy to the district.”