Administration

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Angela Affronti

Angela Affronti

Titles: Director of Technology
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School: ext. 1110
Biography:

Angela was raised in Ontario, NY and attended Wayne Central High School. She is an alumni of Ithaca College, New York University, and SUNY Cortland. She spent her professional career at Ithaca City School District, OCM BOCES, and Cortland Enlarged City School District. Angela and her husband moved to the Rochester area from Ithaca, NY in 2020. She now resides in Webster with her husband and baby.

Julie Bitely

Julie Bitely

Titles: Assistant Director of Special Education
Degrees: BS, Speech-Language Pathology and Psychology, Elmira College
MS, Special Education, Nazareth College
CAS, Educational Leadership, University of Rochester
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School: ext. 1453
Biography:

Julie began her teaching career as a Speech-Language Pathologist for Monroe 1 BOCES and then for the West Irondequoit Central School District for 5 years. In 2001, she began her 15 year partnership with Monroe 1 BOCES as an Educational Consultant working with many school districts in Monroe County. Prior to coming to Victor she worked as a Diagnostic and Prescriptive Specialist for 4 years in the Fairport Central School District. Julie also served as Principal of Summer School Programs in the FCSD for several years. Julie was born and raised in Penfield, NY and lives in Webster with her husband and their four children.

Dorothy DiAngelo

Dorothy DiAngelo

Titles: Assistant Superintendent for Personnel
Degrees: BA, Elementary Education, Davis and Elkins College
MA, Early Childhood Education, SUNY Geneseo
MS, Educational Leadership, SUNY Oswego
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School: ext. 1415
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Prior to joining the Victor Central Schools worked at Dalton Elementary School for 20 years teaching children in Kindergarten, First and Second grade. Joined the Early Childhood School as an Administrative Intern in 2006 before becoming Principal in 2006.

Karl Dubash

Karl Dubash

Titles: Assistant Principal
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School: ext. 6403
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Karl was born and raised in Mumbai (Bombay), India and moved to the United States at age seventeen to pursue a higher education. Karl has served as a Mathematics teacher at Rush-Henrietta Senior High School for twelve years where he also served in the capacity of an Instructional Coach. Karl began his administrative career as an Assistant Principal at Oliver Middle School at the Brockport Central School District from 2017 - 2018. He currently serves as the Assistant Principal at Victor Senior High School since 2018. Karl resides in Brighton with his wife Jessica and two children Jason (9) and Hannah (6).

Darren Everhart

Darren Everhart

Titles: Director of Transportation
Degrees: Associates Degree, Automotive Service, Alfred State College
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School: ext. 7110
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Darren Everhart started in school transportation in 1994 when he took the job of Transportation Supervisor for the Pine Valley Central School District. Pine Valley is a small district about 50 miles south of Buffalo NY. After working at Pine Valley for 4 years, he became the Transportation Supervisor for the Eden Central School District near Buffalo.

In 1999, he accepted the position of Director of Transportation at Victor. Darren is a DMV 19-A Certified Examiner, an SED certified School Bus Driver Instructor, and a former ASE Certified Master School Bus Technician. Darren received an associates degree in Automotive Service from Alfred State College, and studied management at Cornell University. Darren and his wife Jenny are empty nesters and have lived in Victor since 1999.

Karen Finter

Karen Finter

Titles: Director of Science & Mathematics
Degrees: BS, Biology, RIT 1993
Teaching Certification Program, Nazareth College 1996
MS, Science Education, SUNY Geneseo 2001
Certificate of Advanced Study, Educational Administration, SUNY Oswego 2012
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School: ext. 3186
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Karen began her teaching career as a junior high school science teacher at Dake Junior High School in West Irondequoit. After teaching for eight years, she became the Director of the West Irondequoit Teaching Learning Center. As director, she facilitated a variety of professional development programs including technology training, New Teacher Orientation and Induction, Mentor Training and Peer Coaching. After completing her administrative program, Karen served as the 7-12 Science Supervisor in West Irondequoit. As supervisor, she facilitated the development and implementation of science curriculum, supervised classroom teachers and began the work to unpack the Science and Engineering practices within classrooms. Prior to joining the Victor team, Karen served as the Director of 7-12 Instruction for West Irondequoit, overseeing curriculum and instruction, including the development of a comprehensive RtI/MTSS system and an updated system for curriculum review. Karen has two sons, Frederick and George. Frederick is working on becoming a mathematics teacher, and George is starting an accounting program. She, her husband John, and her beagle, Jack live in Penfield.

Brian Gee

Brian Gee

Titles: Principal
Degrees: Bachelor of Arts, English & Secondary Education, SUNY Oswego
Masters of Arts in Teaching, Simmons College Boston
Certificate of Advanced Study, Educational Administration, SUNY Brockport
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School: ext. 5400
Biography:

Prior to joining VCSD in 2014, Mr. Gee was a teacher of English at Norwell Middle School in Massachusetts and later at Brighton High School. In 2006, Mr. Gee accepted the position of Assistant Principal at Brighton High School, a position he held until joining VJH. While not at work, Mr. Gee spends time with his wife, two daughters, and their golden doodle, Boston. If he is not at home, Mr. Gee is likely mountain biking, hiking or snowshoeing local trails or playing his guitar. He believes deeply that each student can accomplish great things with the support caring adults.

Leanne Gmeindl

Leanne Gmeindl

Titles: Director of Special Education
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School: ext. 1451
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Leanne Gmeindl, a Rochester native, comes to VCS from Connecticut where she has seventeen years of experience working for Plainville Community Schools. For the past four years, she has served as Supervisor of Special Services for Plainville Community Schools. Prior to her leadership post as Supervisor of Special Services, Leanne was the Special Education Instructional Leader for Plainville Middle and High Schools from 2014 to 2016. From 2005 to 2016, she acted as a Special Education Reading Specialist and from 2003 to 2005, she served as a Special Education Resource Specialist for the district. In 2013-2014 Leanne was named Teacher of the Year in Plainville. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Nazareth College in 1995 and in 2005 secured a Master’s degree in Special Education from National University. From 2014 to 2016, she attended Quinnipiac University where she earned a degree in Educational Leadership. Leanne recently completed her certification for Superintendency from Central Connecticut State University. Leanne plans on fostering relationships, collaborating with families and providing the best possible education for students with disabilities.

Carrie Goodell

Carrie Goodell

Titles: Assistant Principal
Degrees: BA, Education, SUNY Geneseo 2002
MA, Liberal Arts, SUNY Brockport 2006
CAS, Educational Administration, SUNY Oswego 2012
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School: ext. 6401
Biography:

Raised in Michigan and upstate NY. Worked at Marion Central School District for 11 years, 10 years teaching secondary Mathematics and 1 year as a Teacher-on-Special-Assignment. Has been an Assistant Principal at Victor Senior High School for 5 years. Lives in Farmington with husband Bob (Physical Education teacher in Marion) and her son Andrew (11) and daughter Emma (9).

Michele Maloney

Michele Maloney

Titles: Assistant Principal
Degrees: BS, Elementary Education, SUNY Geneseo 1988
MS, Literacy, Nazareth College 1990
CAS, Educational Administration, SUNY Oswego 2000
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School: ext. 4401
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Michele was born and raised in Rochester, NY and began her teaching career as an elementary teacher, teaching in both the Rochester City School District and Pittsford Central Schools. After completing her administrative degree, Michele served as the Director of Math for East Irondequoit School District for five years before becoming the Victor Intermediate School Assistant Principal in 2005, a position she has held for the last 16 years. Michele lives in Victor with her husband John and has three children who all attended Victor: John, Megan & Ryan.

Christopher Marshall

Christopher Marshall

Titles: Director of Facilities & Operations
Degrees: A.O.S., Air Conditioning Technology, Mohawk Valley Community College 1984
B.T., Mechanical Engineering, SUNY Polytechnic Institute 1988
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School: ext. 7125
Biography:

Born in Canada and raised in Newark, NY. Worked for 3 years in the research and development lab at Utica Boilers before moving to Ithaca to work at Fred H. Thomas Associates as a Mechanical Engineer for 5 years. Moved to Rochester in 1992 to work at MRB Engineering Group for 9 years followed by 5 years at Frontier Telephone as a Facility Manager. He has worked at Victor Schools as the Director of Facilities since 2005. Lives in Rush, NY with his wife and their children Molly, Jack, Tim, and Robert who lives in Victor.

Amanda Moon

Amanda Moon

Titles: Assistant Principal
Degrees: Bachelor's Degree, Childhood and Special Education, SUNY Geneseo
Master's Degree, Literacy, SUNY Geneseo
Master's Degree, Educational Leadership, St. John Fisher College
Professional Certifications, Childhood Education, Students with Disabilities, Literacy and School Building/District Leader
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School: ext. 3401
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Amanda Moon was raised in the Utica area and came to Rochester to attend college at SUNY Geneseo. She is passionate about elementary education. Amanda developed her knowledge and skills as a teacher in the Pittsford Central School District, where she taught for 10 years. She served as a grade 3 teacher for 9 years and had invaluable opportunities as a teacher leader. Amanda's education and experience is focused in Childhood and Special Education (1-6), Reading and Literacy (Birth-Grade 12), and Educational Leadership. She is currently the Assistant Principal at Victor Primary School.

Keary Pender

Keary Pender

Titles: Principal
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School: ext. 2400
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Keary is originally from LeRoy and West Irondequoit. She went on to attend SUNY Geneseo for her teaching degrees in Speech-Language Pathology, and holds her Certificate of Advanced Study in School Leadership from the University of Rochester. She served as a Speech-Language Pathologist, Lead Teacher, and Diagnostic and Instructional specialist for Webster Central Schools from 2000-2019, and as a literacy program coordinator for both the New York State Department of Education from 2007-2009 and GiGi's Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement center from 2017-2019. Most recently, she served as the Assistant Principal of Penn Yan Elementary School from 2019-2021. She now serves as the Victor Early Childhood School Principal. She believes in the power of early learning and intervention, and that all students deserve to feel safe, have a sense of belonging, and believe that their unique gifts and contributions matter. Keary resides in the Victor Central School District with her husband Chris, and two children, Owen, and Hudson.

Veronica Puglisi

Veronica Puglisi

Titles: Director of Education & Support Services
Degrees: BS, Special Education, James Madison University 1983
MS, Education, Old Dominion University 1989
Certificate of Advanced Study, Educational Administration, SUNY Brockport 2001
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School: ext. 3145
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Veronica (Roni) Puglisi began her teaching career as a special education teacher working with autistic children and students with emotional disturbances in the Norfolk/Virginia Beach area. After teaching for five years, she became an Instructional Support Teacher Counselor and Teacher Specialist for the public schools and regional programs in Virginia. Roni moved to the Rochester area and was employed as a special education teacher at Victor Primary School in 1995. She was a self-contained special education teacher and a resource room teacher for seven years at the Primary School. After completing her administrative degree, Roni was a staff developer for the District. She has been an administrator in Victor for the past fifteen years serving as an Assistant Principal at the Senior High School, Assistant Principal at the Junior High School and is currently the Director of Educational and Support Services. Roni has two daughters, Brittany, a fashion merchandiser in NYC, and Morgan, a Clinical Research Coordinator at the University of Pennsylvania.

Laura Reynolds

Laura Reynolds

Titles: Assistant Principal
Degrees: Bachelor's Degree, Sociology and NYS Certification in Childhood Education and Special Education (Grades 1-6), LeMoyne College
Master's Degree, Literacy Education, Nazareth College
Advanced Certification, School District/School Building Leadership, University of Rochester Warner School 2021
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Phone Numbers:
School: ext. 2401
Biography:

Laura was born and raised in Penfield, NY. She served as an elementary special education teacher for the past 16 years. Most recently, Laura completed her administrative internship with her building principal and the special education administrator. She now serves as the Assistant Principal at the Early Childhood School. Laura resides in Penfield with her husband, Mark and two daughters, Hayley and Carly.

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