The Elmsford Union Free School District Board of Education is pleased to announce that Dr. Marc P. Baiocco is the finalist in its search for a new Superintendent of Schools. With contract formalities concluded, it is anticipated that Dr. Baiocco will be appointed at a Special Meeting of the Board of Education in June to succeed Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Joseph L. Ricca, on July 1, 2017.
Dennis Rambaran, President of the Board of Education, said “We are thrilled to have identified Dr. Baiocco as our next Superintendent of Schools. Dr. Baiocco’s 8 years of experience in the service of the Elmsford UFSD is a testament to his commitment to our community and our students. We are confident that his energy, vision and dedication will continue to move the district forward with an emphasis on meeting the needs of all of our students.”
Dr. Baiocco has 8 years’ experience as a Principal – all in the service of the Elmsford Union Free School District, and prior to that, he served as an Assistant Principal in the Yonkers City Public Schools. He is a licensed Social Studies teacher and has over 19 years’ experience in the field of education. He has a Bachelor’s Degree from Iona College, a Masters’ Degree from Mercy College, and an Educational Doctorate from Concordia University. He also completed advanced training, most recently as a Fellow in the Educational Policy Fellowship Program through Columbia University, Teachers’ College. Additionally, Dr. Baiocco serves on the Principal Preparation Project through the New York State Education Department.
Applications were received from over 40 candidates in 2 states and after interviews with top candidates, the Board identified Dr. Baiocco as the outstanding candidate. Mr. Rambaran offered, “The Board of Education is grateful to all of the Elmsford UFSD educational community members who provided input and recommendations for the characteristics sought in the district’s next Superintendent of Schools. We heard loud and clear that our community desires a proven leader and one that is comfortable in our collaborative, student and community centered environment.”
Dr. Baiocco is thrilled, offering, “This is an opportunity for me to both grow professionally and continuously improve the teaching and learning process for our students in the Elmsford UFSD. I look forward to working closely with the Board of Education and all of our stakeholders to continue to capitalize on our district’s outstanding dedication to excellence.”