Konecny Named Assistant Superintendent

Konecny Named Assistant Superintendent

The district named Alicia Konecny as its assistant superintendent for pupil personnel services, replacing James Cummings, the district’s new superintendent of schools. The promotion was announced at the Board of Education’s March 26 meeting.

Konecny, a resident of Deer Park and graduate of Deer Park High School, had served as principal of May Moore since 2004. She previously worked as an assistant principal at both May Moore and JQA, assistant principal at JFK, and an administrative intern at JFK. She began her Deer Park career at JFK, teaching third grade and then fifth grade.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Delaware, a master’s degree in education from Dowling College and her advanced certificate in school district administration from Stony Brook University.

“I am thrilled to continue my career in Deer Park in this new role,” Konecny said. “It has long been my passion and our collective mission to provide each and every student with exemplary programs of study within a safe, healthy and nurturing environment. I am looking forward to providing instructional leadership that ensures that every student is learning and achieving at a level that maximizes his or her learning potential.  I am eager to coordinate the development and improvement of pupil support services and the advancement of support services for students while also being an advocate for creative and innovative programs for students with disabilities.”