Brasher Falls Central narrows superintendent search down to two candidates
BRASHER -- Brasher Falls Central is down to two candidates for the superintendent position.
Each of them will give a presentation on different dates, each of which will be open to the public, faculty and staff.The two finalists are Christopher Rose and Michael Vanyo.
Rose will give his presentation Wednesday, Sept. 23 from 6 to 7 p.m. Vanyo's will be Wednesday, Sept. 30, from 6 to 7 p.m.
Each will be recorded and posted online for anyone unable to attend. There will also be an online survey for the public to fill out.
Rose currently works as the Brasher Falls CSD Middle School Principal (grades 5-8), a position he has held since 2004. He previously worked as a social studies teacher at Brasher Falls Central School, and co-owner of Austin’s Convenience Store. He holds a bachelor's degree in education from SUNY Potsdam, a master's degree in elementary education from SUNY Potsdam, and is pursuing a school district leader certificate from St. Lawrence University.
Vanyo currently works as an interim superintendent of schools for the Berkshire Union Free School District, a position he has held since 2019. Previously, Vanyo served as superintendent of schools at the Ichabod Crane Central School District, the Gloversville Enlarged School District, and the Liberty Central School District. He holds a bachelor's degree in business management from St. John Fisher College, a master's in teaching with a concentration in business education from Pace University, a master's in educational administration and policy studies from University at Albany, and is pursuing doctorate in educational leadership from Nova University.
The Board of Education will discuss feedback from district stakeholders and the public. Salary and start date will be negotiated upon selection of the successful candidate.