Advisory Board

The PEP Advisory Board is comprised of community educational leaders, educators, University faculty and administrators and meets once or twice each year. The role of this esteemed board is to provide input in a variety of areas that include program development, clinical experiences, special events, community outreach and partnership initiatives.

Marilyn Adsitt, M.S.
Director, Education and Information Support Services
Eastern Suffolk BOCES
Sherwood Corporate Center
15 Andrea Road
Holbrook, NY 11741

Susanne Bailey
Principal, Oakdale-Bohemia Middle School
60 Oakdale Bohemia Road
Oakdale, NY 11769

Gary D. Bixhorn, Ed.M., M.A.
Chief Operating Officer
Eastern Suffolk BOCES
201 Sunrise Highway
Patchogue, NY 11772

Edward Casswell
President, Suffolk County High School Principals Association
Principal, Center Moriches High School
529 Main Street
Center Moriches, NY 11934

Margo DelliCarpini, Ph.D.
TESOL Journal Editor
Chair, Department of Middle & High School Education
Lehman College
The City University of New York
250 Bedford Park Boulevard West
Bronx, NY 10468

Richard Feldman, P.D., M.A.
BOCES Science Coach and Mentor Science Teacher
Science Education Program
Stony Brook University
091 Life Sciences Building
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5233

David L. Ferguson, Ph.D.
Distinguished Service Professor
Chair,Department of Technology and Society
Stony Brook University
347A Harriman Hall
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3760

Charles Franco, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of European Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Stony Brook University
1055 Humanities Building
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5359

Edmund Frazier, Ed.D.
Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction
Bay Shore Union Free School District
75 West Perkal Street
Bay Shore, NY 11706

Aaron Godfrey, M.A.
Liberty Partnership Programs
Lecturer, Department of European Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Stony Brook University
E-4341 Frank Melville, Jr. Memorial Library
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3774

Timothy P. Hearney, Ed.D.
Principal, Bayport-Blue Point High School
200 Snedecor Avenue
Bayport, NY 11705

Daphny J. Irizarry, M.S.
Cooperating Teacher of TESOL
Mulligan Intermediate School
1 Broadway Avenue
Central Islip, NY 11722-9983

Aldustus E. Jordan, III, Ed.D.
Associate Dean and Clinical Associate Professor
School of Medicine
Stony Brook University
L4-151 Health Sciences Center
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8436

Sharon Kimmel, M.A.
Director, Long Beach Teacher Center
Nassau Regional Coordinator, NYSUT Education and Learning Trust
Blackheath Complex, Building C
322 Blackheath Road
Long Beach, NY 11561

Thomas T. Liao, Ed.D.
Emeritus Research Professor and Distinguished Teaching Professor
Department of Technology and Society
Stony Brook University
348 Harriman Hall
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3760

Manuel London, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Business
Director, Center for Human Resource Management
Faculty Director, Undergraduate College of Leadership & Service
Stony Brook University
312 Harriman Hall
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3775

Brian McAuliffe
Chair, Department of English
Ward Melville High School
380 Old Town Road
East Setauket, NY 11733

Dean Miller
Director, The Center for News Literacy
School of Journalism
Stony Brook University
N-4029 Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3384

Frank Minucci, M.A.
Cooperating Teacher of English
Former Chair, Department of English
Riverhead Middle School
600 Harrison Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901-2786

Cheryl Pedisich
Superintendent of Schools
3 Village School District
P.O. Box 9050
East Setauket, NY 11733

Sue Peters, M.S.
Director, South Country Teacher Center
105 Fireplace Neck Road
Brookhaven, NY 11719

Ellen Plain
Chair, Reading (6-12) & ESL Program
South Country Central School District
Bellport High School
205 Beaver Dam Road
Brookhaven, NY 11719-9707

Dorothy Porteus
Principal, Riverhead Charter School
3685 Middle Country Road
Calverton, NY 11933

Tracy C. Poulton, Ph.D.
Director of Secondary Education
Longwood Central School District
35 Yaphank Middle Island Road
Middle Island, NY 11953

Betsy Radecki, M.A.
Director of Education
The Long Island Museum of American Art, History and Carriages
1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY 11790

Elizabeth Roberts Scaduto
K-12 Director of ESL, Bilingual Programs, and World Languages
Director, K-6 Social Studies
Riverhead Central School District
700 Osborne Ave
Riverhead, NY 11901

Howard S. Schneider
Dean, School of Journalism
Stony Brook University
N-4004 Frank Melville, Jr. Memorial Library
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3384

Thomas C. Shea, Ed.D., J.D.
Superintendent of Schools
South Huntington Union Free School District
60 Weston Street
Huntington Station, NY 11746

Peggie Staib, Ed.D.
Associate Superintendent for Educational Services
Eastern Suffolk BOCES
James Hines Administration Center
201 Sunrise Highway
Patchogue, NY 11772

James J. Tolle, Ed.D.
Executive Director
Nassau County Council of School Superintendents
71 Dogwood Avenue
Malverne, NY 11565

Christina Vargas, CCDP/AP
Affirmative Action Officer
Suffolk County Community College
533 College Road
NFL Building, Room 230
Selden, NY 11784

Alice Veyvoda, M.A./M.S.
Former Chair
Science Teachers Association of New York State (STANYS)/Suffolk
17 Tall Tree Lane
Smithtown, NY 11787

Michael B. Walsh, Ed.D.
Part-time Lecturer
Educational Leadership Program
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-4310