Peekskill schools feted nine retirees and four newly tenured staffers June 5 at the start of a workshop meeting of the Board of Education.
The retirees and their years of service to the district, totaling 254, included:
- Teachers: Matilda Zeoli, 37 years; John Cooley, 34 years; Susan Mahoney, 34 years; Susan Buchanan, 27 years.
- Administrators: Alice MacLennan, 24 years.
- Teacher Aides: Margaret Conklin, 36 years.
- Office assistants: Elaine Mule, 27 years; Diane Eckhart, 25 years; Judi Seacord, 10 years.
Books were donated to district libraries in honor of the retirees.
The board approved tenure for the following:
Teachers: Rodney Headley, health, Patricia Roldan, art, Frank Bucci, technology, all effective Aug. 31.
Teaching assistant: Candis LaFountain, Hillcrest Elementary School, effective Sept. 7.
In other personnel action the board approved the termination of Jamie Feinberg as a physical education teacher at Peekskill Middle School, effective June 30.