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Monticello Appoints Superintendent of Schools: Daniel A. Teplesky

June 29, 2011 - SC BOCES Press Release

The Monticello Board of Education is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel A. Teplesky, of Granville, NY, as the Superintendent of Schools for the Monticello Central School District. Daniel A. Teplesky

Mr. Teplesky was officially appointed at the June 28 Board of Education meeting to fill the position currently held by Interim Superintendent Edward Rhine. Mr. Rhine has been at the helm since February 2011, when Dr. Patrick Michel left to take a new position at Hamilton, Fulton, Montgomery (HFM) BOCES.

Mr. Teplesky comes to the district with seven years of experience as a Superintendent of Schools. In addition, he served for five years as the principal of the Churchville-Chili Central School, Royalton-Hartland Central School and Niagara Catholic Junior Senior High School.

Mr. Teplesky currently serves as the Superintendent of Schools for the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk (RCS) Central School District in Ravena, NY, where he has been since 2009. During his time at RCS, Mr. Teplesky was instrumental in moving the district forward in a number of ways, including using data-driven instructional methods to help improve student achievement. He was also instrumental in helping the Pieter B. Coeymans Elementary School increase student achievement enough to be removed from the School in Need of Improvement (SINI) list.

From 2004-2009, Mr. Teplesky served as Superintendent of the Granville Central School District. Mr. Teplesky brings with him a strong commitment and dedication to communication and working with the community to create an environment that will positively influence the district and promote student success.

"The Board of Education is looking forward to working with Mr. Teplesky and welcome him into our entire educational community. He will begin August 1," stated Board of Education President Susan Purcell.

CLICK HERE to read an interview with Daniel Teplesky by Sullivan County Democrat reporter Dan Hust. (courtesy SC Democrat)

CLICK HERE to read the article, "Monticello School District selects new superintendent" in the Times Herald-Record.

Monticello schools chief takes reins: He's gone from 'drumstick to drumstick' (9/2/11 - Times Herald-Record)