Eight Bellmore teachers granted tenure

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The District is pleased to announce that eight stellar teachers from the Charles A. Reinhard Early Childhood Center, Winthrop Avenue School and Shore Road School have been granted tenure by the board of education and central administration. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Joseph Famularo explained that these individuals have gone through a rigorous four-year process of observations and interviews and have demonstrated exceptional talents in the classroom and as leaders in the school community. 

Board of Education trustee Jay L.T. Breakstone said their job as teachers is the most important job in the community, calling them “first responders.” He said, “All of you are on the front lines of change every day, and we commend you.” 

On behalf of the Bellmore Administrators Association, Reinhard Principal Patricia Castine added that their actions each day add so much to the Bellmore school community. “We thank you for all you do for us,” she said.

The district congratulates the following Star Polishers for receiving tenure:
Mallory Aranoff – Winthrop and Shore Road- physical education
Kelly Baccari – Winthrop – speech and language
Jessica Barrett – Reinhard – English as a Second Language
Meghan Benoit – Reinhard – elementary education
Ari Bisk – Reinhard – physical education
Kristen Dematteo – Reinhard – special education
Deirdre Golden – Winthrop – elementary education
Lauren Pedone – district technology education specialist