Strategic Planning Core Team

The Strategic Planning Core Team consists of representatives from all stakeholder groups, including students, teachers, staff and administration, as well as community members such as parents, business owners and local leaders. The Core Team is charged with detailing the strategic intents, or specific, measurable 5+ year organizational results related to student achievement/organizational productivity; vision; mission; beliefs; and parameters.

Core Team Members

  • Tina Anastos, Business Office, MWCSD
  • Lauren Barry, Teacher, Central Valley Elementary School
  • Patrick Cahill, Assistant Superintendent for Business & Management Services
  • Tony Cardone – Supervisor, Town of Monroe
  • Joseph Coto, Principal, North Main Elementary School
  • William Earl, Physical Education Teacher, Central Valley Elementary
  • Denise Guerriero, Social Worker, Central Valley Elementary School
  • Maeve Harrington – Student Representative to the Board of Education, M-W High School Student
  • Eric Hassler, Ed.D., Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction
  • Raymond Hodges, Teacher, M-W High School
  • John Kaste, Principal, Monroe-Woodbury High School
  • Matthew Kravatz, Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources
  • Nancy Lux, Secretary, Pine Tree Elementary
  • Michael Maesano, Principal, M-W Middle School
  • Alicia Pavignano – Parent; Special Education PTA President
  • Nancy Peifer, Teacher, Sapphire Elementary School
  • Kristin Randhare, Director of Education Support Services
  • Christine Ricker, Director of Pupil Personnel Services
  • Elsie Rodriguez, Superintendent of Schools
  • Tina Russo, Transportation Department, MWCSD
  • Carole Spendley, Community Relations Coordinator
  • Dawn Tauber – Parent; President, M-W High School PTA
  • Jennifer Thompson, Teacher, M-W Middle School
  • Prudence Thurston, Senior District Technology Specialist
  • Bhargav Vyas, Assistant Superintendent for Compliance & Information Services
  • Stephen Welle – Mayor, Village of Harriman
  • Robin White, Teacher, Pine Tree Elementary
  • Vanessa White – School Safety Officer
  • Wayne Williams, M-W High School Guidance Chairperson
  • Robert Young – Transportation Department, MWCSD