Port Jefferson Appoints Dr. Paul Casciano as Superintendent

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The Port Jefferson School District Board of Education is pleased to announce that Dr. Paul Casciano has been appointed the district’s superintendent of schools during its December 13 business meeting. Dr. Casciano has been serving as the district’s interim superintendent since July 1. Effective January 2, 2017, Dr. Casciano’s term as superintendent will run through January 1, 2020.
“Dr. Casciano brings a wealth of experience to the district and we are extremely pleased that he has agreed to stay,” said Board President Kathleen Brennan. “We are very happy and look forward to his time here in Port Jefferson.”

Prior to accepting the interim superintendent position in Port Jefferson, Dr. Casciano was employed by the William Floyd School District for 41 years, including nine years as superintendent.

The Stony Brook resident holds degrees from Central Connecticut State University (BS), Southampton College (MS) and C.W. Post (PD in Educational Leadership). He earned his doctoral degree in educational administration from New York University.   

Dr. Casciano is also a community leader, serving as co-chair of Congressman Lee Zeldin’s Education Advisory Committee, past president of the Rotary Club of Shirley & the Mastics, on the board of directors of the William Floyd Alumni Association and on the board of directors of OCEAN Arts.

“I thank the Board for this opportunity to serve,” said Dr. Casciano.  “I am looking forward to working together with our Board of Education, leadership team, faculty, staff, parents and community to achieve amazing things for the children of Port Jefferson.”