Dear Parents and Community Members,
As we prepare to begin a new school year, I am pleased to introduce myself as the new Director of Pupil Services, Mr. Joseph Simoni. My career as an educator has always been focused on the support of families through the area of special education and pupil services. I began as a special education teacher working with students in elementary school. During my seven years as a special education teacher I taught both special classes and resource room to students in grades 3-5. Following my time as a teacher I decided to further support more students and families by becoming an administrator. This work began as a Committee on Special Education Chairperson in the areas of elementary, secondary, preschool and private school special education programs. As I continued on this journey, my path ultimately led to becoming a Director of Special Education, a position I have held since 2009.
My passion for working with students and families in the area of pupil services has led me to this current position in the Carmel Central School District. As I look toward the future, my goals are to develop partnerships with the staff, families and students in the district, all the while supporting the mission of the district.
I look forward to meeting members of the community within our parent seminars and parents as partners meetings throughout the school year. In addition, I am always available via phone or email to communicate with you and discuss how to best support your child. I look forward to a positive, productive school year.
Director of Pupil Services
“The Carmel Central School District educates the whole student through
partnerships to become lifelong learners in an ever-changing world.”