Superintendent's Officeand His CabinetThe Superintendent of Schools is the Board of Education's executive officer and the District's educational leader. He advises the Board on the broad direction for the academic and non-academic program and works with the staff to translate policy into action. He monitors programs and provides the Board information to perform their oversight function and provides a final level of appeal for administrative decisions. Along with the Board of Education President, he is the District's public spokesperson.Dr. Thomas Hagerman
Superintendent of Schools
Dr. Thomas Hagerman joined the Scarsdale Union Free Public Schools as Superintendent of Schools on July 1, 2014. He also serves as a Co-Chair of the Scarsdale Center for Innovation, and the Board Chair of the Global Learning Alliance, an international consortium of innovative top schools and universities dedicated to understanding and sharing principles and practices of a world-class education across educational contexts.
Dr. Hagerman has served as a teacher, principal, and superintendent in both K-8 and K-12, high-performing, school districts in communities with high community expectations and exemplary student achievement.
Before Scarsdale, he served as Superintendent of the nationally renowned Winnetka School District 36 on Chicago’s north shore. He also served as Superintendent of the River Forest School District 90 in Illinois and Riverdale School District in Oregon.
Prior to his work as a Superintendent, Dr. Hagerman served as a principal, assistant principal, and classroom teacher of English, Social Studies, and Technology for 6th-12th graders. He also served as an adjunct professor at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon.
Dr. Hagerman earned a bachelor's degree in English and a master’s degree in Education from Lewis and Clark College, and a doctoral degree in Policy, Organization, and Management from the University of Oregon.
Over the course of his career, Dr. Hagerman received numerous awards from the National School Public Relations Association, including Golden Achievement Award of Excellence and a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Oregon.Superintendent's CabinetJerry Crisci
Director of Instructional Technology and Innovation
Jerry Crisci is the Director of Instructional Technology and Innovation, as well as founding Co-Director of the Center for Innovation for the Scarsdale Public Schools.
Jerry’s work in Scarsdale has been profiled in several publications and media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal and the CBS radio’s Charles Osgood Show. He enjoys speaking about the future of instructional technology, and has given keynote speeches at school districts, universities, and corporations, including Google, Apple, and IBM. He has also been a frequent speaker at regional and international technology conferences.
Jerry has been recognized for his work in technology by being selected as a Google Certified Innovator, as well as a New Media Consortium K-12 Ambassador, working with a global network of 22 leading educational visionaries. Jerry was also presented with an Apple “Think Different” award for his pioneering use of multimedia in schools.
Jerry has a B.A. from Rutgers College, Rutgers University, a dual M.S. in Elementary Education and Computer Education from the University of Pennsylvania, and a C.A.S. in Administration from Teachers College, Columbia University.Stuart Mattey
Assistant Superintendent for Business and Facilities
Stuart Mattey is the Assistant Superintendent for Business and Facilities. In this role, he oversees the Business, Facilities, Transportation and Food Service departments.
During his nearly three decades as a lead administrator at school districts in both the Finger Lakes and Hudson Valley regions of New York State, Stuart gained experience in developing and presenting annual budgets to a variety of communities across the State. In addition, during his career he has worked to improve the physical plants and educational spaces at schools, and collaborated with key stakeholders on capital bond projects totaling over $150 million.
Stuart takes great pride in working with each of the departments assigned to him in developing leadership skills through the sharing of his many experiences with a focus on best practice, communication, and customer service.
Stuart has a B.S. from SUNY Cortland, an M.B.A. with a concentration in Finance from SUNY Binghamton, and his C.A.S in School Business Administration from SUNY Brockport.Dr. Edgar McIntosh
Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
Edgar McIntosh serves as Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment, Co-Director of the Center for Innovation, and Treasurer of The Global Learning Alliance.
Before joining Scarsdale in July, 2018, he was Director of Instruction and Human Resources for the Briarcliff Manor School District, Principal of Ardsley Middle School, and an Assistant Principal at the elementary and middle school levels in Mamaroneck.
Edgar began his career in education as an elementary teacher in Wilton, Connecticut and in New York City. While teaching in NYC, he worked as an instructional coach, co-authored the book Multisensory Strategies (Scholastic 2005), and contributed to multiple educational publications.
Edgar completed his doctorate in Educational Leadership at Fordham University with a focus on Middle School Literacy.Rachel Moseley
Director of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
Rachel Moseley is the Director of Information Technology, Chief Information Officer, and Data Protection Officer of the Scarsdale Public Schools.
Rachel joined the District in 2003, and she manages the technical and data services teams. Rachel has managed most of the large-scale, District-wide system migrations and implementations and is passionate about finding operational efficiencies and solutions which help faculty and staff in their daily work.
Prior to joining the school district, Rachel worked in the financial industry for sixteen years where she was Chief Information Officer of MarketAxess, a leading electronic trading platform for fixed income securities. Previously, Rachel was a Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer for Fixed Income at Instinet, and a Director of Technology for Global Fixed Income Trading & Sales at Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS).
Rachel studied Business Administration at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, and has a Bachelor of Science in Business, Management, & Economics from SUNY Empire State College.Ray Pappalardi
Director of Physical Education, Health, and Athletics
Ray Pappalardi is the Director of Physical Education, Health, and Athletics for the Scarsdale Public Schools.
Ray began his career as a physical education teacher and a coach at the Horace Mann School. Over the past two decades, he has taught physical education in the Edgemont and Greenwich Public Schools, undergraduate and graduate courses in physical education pedagogy at Queens College, Adelphi University, and Teachers College, Columbia University, and served as an Assistant Professor of Assessment, Curriculum and Instruction at SUNY - Cortland. Most recently and prior to arriving at Scarsdale, Ray served for 7 years as the K-12 Teacher Leader for Physical Education and the Athletic Director for the Edgemont Schools.
Ray attended the City University of New York where he earned a B.S. in Accounting and an M.S.Ed. in Physical Education. Ray is currently a doctoral student in the Curriculum and Teaching in Physical Education program at Teachers College, Columbia University where he has concentrated his studies on curriculum development, instructional strategies, assessment practices, educational measurement, and applied statistics.Dr. Andrew Patrick
Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources and Leadership Development
Drew Patrick has been the Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources & Leadership Development for Scarsdale Schools since July 2016. Prior to this, he worked in public education as a teacher and school district leader since 1998. Before coming to Scarsdale, Drew served as Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction in Bedford, New York for eight years. Prior to his district-level leadership position, Drew taught earth science, biology, and A.P. environmental science.
Drew holds degrees from the University of Rochester (B.S., Biology-Geology), the University of South Carolina (M.S., Geology), Bank Street College of Education (M.Ed., Educational Leadership) and Manhattanville College (Ed.D., Educational Leadership).
Drew has published works as both a geologist and as an educational leader. Teaching and professional development are focal aspects of his practice as he provides extensive professional development, both within and outside the District.Eric Rauschenbach
Assistant Superintendent for Special Education and Student Services
Eric K. Rauschenbach is the Assistant Superintendent for Special Education and Student Services. In this role, he manages all special education programming and staff, related service providers, nurses, psychologists, guidance counselors, and safety, security, and emergency management for the District.
Eric strongly believes that all students can learn and deserve access to high quality, inclusive education, and he has continuously and systematically worked to remove barriers to this access. Eric is also passionate about developing a school system which values educating the whole child, including the social and the emotional growth of all students.
Eric started his career in education at New Rochelle High School, teaching social studies and special education. He joined the faculty of Scarsdale High School as a special education teacher in 2006. Prior to his current role, he served as a Learning Resource Center Teacher, Department Chair, and Director of Special Education.
Eric holds a B.A. in History from the State University of New York, and a M.S. in Special Education from Long Island University.Contact InformationScarsdale Public Schools
2 Brewster Road
Scarsdale, NY 10583tel: 914-721-2410