March 11, 2017
Manhasset Board of Education Announces the
Appointment of Dr. Vincent Butera as Superintendent of Schools
Effective July 10, 2017
The Manhasset Board of Education is extremely pleased to announce that it has selected Dr. Vincent Butera to be the next Superintendent of the Manhasset School District effective July 10, 2017. Dr. Butera’s appointment was approved at the March 11, 2017 Board Meeting and Budget Workshop.
Dr. Butera has served as the Bayport-Blue Point Superintendent of Schools since 2012. Dr. Butera holds a BA in History and an MA in Special Education from Queens College; an Ed.D from Dowling College and a Certificate of Advanced Study in Educational Administration from Hofstra University. He began his career in 1993 teaching social studies in New York City and in the Huntington UFSD. After serving as an assistant principal in the Floral Park UFSD, in 2001 Dr. Butera became an elementary principal in the Franklin Square UFSD. In 2009 he was appointed the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum in the Long Beach UFSD, where he served prior to becoming the Superintendent in Bayport-Blue Point. Dr. Butera has served as an adjunct professor at the College of St. Rose since 2014 and taught at Dowling College from 2007-2009.
“I am honored by the Board’s confidence in me as the next Superintendent of the Manhasset Schools, and I eagerly look forward to meeting the students, families, staff and residents of the community,” said Dr. Butera. “Manhasset is one of the finest public schools in the nation, and I am privileged to be given the opportunity to serve.”
Once Dr. Butera begins on July 10, 2017, we look forward to ensuring that Dr. Butera has ample opportunity to meet with and get to know a wide complement of members of our school community with whom he will be working alongside in the years to come. Board President Regina Rule said, “I am thrilled to welcome Dr. Butera to Manhasset, and we are confident that the Manhasset school community will be well served by Dr. Butera’s dedicated, caring and talented leadership. Dr. Butera shares Manhasset’s student centered approach and our ongoing commitment to improvement in all areas.”
Please join the Board in welcoming Dr. Butera as our next Superintendent of the Manhasset Public Schools.