Dr. Patrick Sullivan, the Liberty Central School District assistant superintendent, will take the helm on July 1, replacing Dr. Augustine Tornatore as District Superintendent.
The Board of Education appointed Dr. Sullivan to the superintendent post at its June 15, 2021 meeting.
Dr. Sullivan joined Liberty’s administrative team in 2016 as assistant director of student services. In 2018, he became assistant principal of the middle school, and in July 2019 was appointed assistant superintendent.
“I’m excited and honored to serve as Liberty’s superintendent, and I am looking forward to continued collaboration with the district’s talented and dedicated professionals,” said Dr. Sullivan. “I thank the Board of Education for this opportunity and for placing their trust in me.”
Dr. Sullivan earned his Doctor of Education degree from Manhattanville College. He earned his undergraduate degree at St. Lawrence University; earned a Master of Science in Education from Long Island University, and a Certificate in Advanced Graduate Studies in Educational Leadership and Administration from Long Island University.
Families are invited to reconnect with Liberty’s teachers and staff at the June 16 “Liberty Forward and Beyond! A Look Into Next School Year” meet-and-greet event, which will be held 5:30-6:45 p.m. Wednesday, June 16 at Liberty High School.
Parents and students are encouraged to stop by this casual, outdoor mixer, which will be held under the high school’s entrance pavilion. Light refreshments will be served.
The COVID-19 Pandemic has made it difficult for many of us to stay connected, but let’s get together to talk about what we’ve been through and what the next school year might look like. “Liberty Forward and Beyond” will include updates from district leaders about the coming 2021-22 school year and the opportunity meet and chat with:
- Superintendent Dr. Augustine E. Tornatore and Assistant Superintendent Dr. Patrick Sullivan
- Elementary School Principal Jacqueline Harris and Assistant Principal Robert England
- Middle School Principal Heather Cheh
- High School Principal Derek Adams
- Experts from the Sullivan County Department of Health
- Liberty Library’s Marjorie Linko, who will tellus about the library’s summer programming for K-8 students
- Pre-K and kindergarten teachers, who will share summer literacy materials for parent
We hope you’ll join us!
Section 9 Boys Soccer Chairperson and Regional United Soccer Coaches
Association representative, Pete Ferguson, released the names of the 2021 Spring New York State Boys Small School All-Star Soccer Teams yesterday. Liberty Senior Captain Owen Siegel was named to the Second Team All-Stars! Coach Debbie Simpson said “Owen has been the core of our attacking midfield the past two years and a four-year varsity player. Coach Hamlin and I couldn’t be happier for Owen and are so proud of his accomplishments. Way to go Owen! You represent Liberty with Pride.”