Manhasset Selects New Superintendent of Schools


The Manhasset Board of Education has announced they have selected Dr. Vincent Butera to be the next Superintendent of the Manhasset School District.
Butera is currently the Superintendent of the Bayport Blue Point School District on Long Island, a position he has held since 2013. Prior to that, he was the Assistant Superintendent of School for the Long Beach School district. During his time in Long Beach, Butera was widely credited for the district’s notable growth in student achievement. Among the factors contributing to Long Beach’s success were the implementation of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program.
Butera has also worked as a principal, assistant principal and social studies teacher. Furthermore, for two years he served as an assistant professor at Dowling College.
Butera graduated from Queens College with honors with Bachelor of Arts in history and a Master of Science with honors in special education. He holds a certificate of advanced study in educational administration from Hofstra University. He earned a doctoral degree in educational administration, leadership and technology from Dowling College.
The Board expects to approve Dr. Butera’s appointment tomorrow morning, Saturday, March 11, at its Board Meeting. Join them at 9AM in the Middle School Library to welcome Dr. Butera. The board will then continue with the Budget Workshop and review the Superintendent’s Preliminary 2017-2018 Budget.

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Elizabeth Johnson is former editor of Manhasset Press and Manhasset Press Magazine. Growing up in nearby Garden City and attending New York University, she is well-versed in the locale and knowledgeable about the beat she covers. Her community involvement is extensive and includes the Manhasset SCA, Kiwanis International, Manhasset Chamber of Commerce, St. Mary’s Church, and various civic and local charitable organizations. Curious by nature, her travels, community service, love of the arts as well as local sports give her the inside view to unique content. During her time at Anton, she has received several awards from the New York Press Association and the Press Club of LI, including the coveted "Best Community Newspaper" several years in a row.


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