The Wantagh Board of Education is scheduled to appoint the district's new superintendent at its Wednesday night meeting.
The agenda for tonight's meeting posted on the district's website has a resolution to appoint Philip D. D’Angelo. Jr. to the superintendent position effective July 1 at a salary of $227,000. D'Angelo is currently superintendent for the Skaneateles Central School District in upstate New York. Wantagh Board of Education president William Russack said district officials will release a statement with background about the superintendent hire once the appointment is official.
Russack said following the school board meeting, which also features a budget hearing, the public is invitved to a meet and greet with D’Angelo. Former Wantagh superintendent Dr. Carl Bonuso in an interim role on Feb. 29 following the of Dr. Richard Marsh. Marsh had been as Wantagh’s interim superintendent last September following the resignation of superintend Dr. Lydia Begley, who to took a at Nassau BOCES.
The Wantagh Board of Education worked with executive search firm School Leadership, LLC to for a permanent new superintendent. The firm held a with Wantagh residents and met with various stakeholders in the district on Jan. 18.
Wednesday night's Board of Education meeting is scheduled to start at 8 p.m. in the Auditorium.