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Nassau BOCES appoints new Executive Director for Human Resources

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Nassau BOCES’ new Executive Director of Human Resources brings more than 18 years of public education experience. Cynthia M. Fitzgerald, of Nesconset, most recently served as Director of Student Support Services for the Northport-East Northport School District.

In her new role, Ms. Fitzgerald will oversee all aspects of employee recruitment, retention and management for the agency, which has more than 5,400 full- and part-time, summer and substitute employees.  

“I am delighted to welcome Ms. Fitzgerald to Nassau BOCES,” said Eric B. Schultz, Nassau BOCES Board President. “Our employees are our greatest asset and strong leadership in this role is crucial to a healthy and productive culture.” 

“Being part of the growth, vision and trajectory of Nassau BOCES is a terrific opportunity,” said Ms. Fitzgerald. “I’m excited to join an organization that helps school districts to provide so many crucial services to their students.” 

Ms. Fitzgerald earned a bachelor’s degree in education from SUNY Potsdam, a master’s degree in school counseling from Long Island University and a Professional Diploma in School District Administration from Dowling College. She is currently pursuing a doctorate in school leadership from St. John’s University.