HASTING-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. -- Laura Sullivan, the current principal at Hillside Elementary School, will be named the new interim director of Special Education for the Hastings-on-Hudson Public Schools beginning Dec. 8.
Sullivan will replace Laurie Bauer, who has served in the position since August, but would like to continue with her retirement, said Roy Montesano, superintendent of schools. Sullivan will take a leave of absence from Hillside until the end of June, when she will return as principal.
Before becoming principal of Hillside eight years ago, Sullivan spent 16 tears as a special education teacher. She said that special education is her passion and she looks forward to her new position.
During her absence at Hillside, Farid Johnson will continue as assistant principal and Eileen Casey will serve as interim principal, Sullivan said.
"We will plan transition activities over the next several weeks an arrange a meet and greet with parents to meet Ms. Casey," she said. "I truly believe that Hillside will be in good hands during my absence.See Attachment
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