Board Appoints Dr. Wilson to Superintendency

Dr. WilsonAt its July 5, 2023 meeting, the Board of Education appointed Dr. Dan Wilson as superintendent of the Catskill Central School District. Dr. Wilson has been with the District since 2021 and previously served as Catskill’s interim superintendent and assistant superintendent of pupil personnel.

“I am very excited to become Catskill’s superintendent because I have grown to know and love this district over the past two years I have been here,” said Dr. Wilson. “I look forward to working with our staff, families, and students as we continue to move our school and community forward.”

Dr. Wilson holds a doctorate in educational leadership from the Sage Colleges, a certificate of advanced study in educational leadership from the College of St. Rose, a master’s degree in special education from City College, and bachelor’s degrees in biology and secondary education from the University of Rhode Island. He is NYS certified as a school district leader, school building leader, and as a biology and students with disabilities teacher.

Before coming to Catskill, Dr. Wilson worked for the Rockland BOCES, where he was the principal of CBI Tech and District Based Secondary Programs. Prior to that, Dr. Wilson served as the principal of E-TECH High School and as an assistant principal for the Poughkeepsie City School District. He began his career teaching science in special education settings, rising to become the science department chair for the Greenburgh Graham Special Acts School District and later the curriculum coordinator of science at the Mount Vernon City School District. 

The Board appointed Dr. Wilson to a multi-year contract effective July 1, 2023.

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