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Commack School District

Excellence in Education

Board of Education

Board of Education Goals 2022-2023

Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment:

  • Continue to support the development and ongoing enhancement of a well-balanced, developmentally appropriate curriculum that allows all students to be prepared to accomplish their individual goals.
  • Continue to support the professional growth of educators and leaders with a renewed focus on cultural awareness and small group instruction while further enhancing pedagogical skills based on teacher strengths.
  • Cultivate an atmosphere of informed cultural awareness and inclusivity, which seeks to create an environment wherein all students feel valued and value those around them.

Social and Emotional Well-Being

  • Continue to provide an educational program in which all students can learn the social, emotional, academic, and physical competencies in an environment that is as safe and healthy as possible. 
  • Establish partnerships with community organizations to serve as a resource for students and families in need of linkage to mental health support, training, and care. 
  • Continue to support the professional development of staff regarding social and emotional programs to cultivate a healthy and safe school culture and climate.


  • Further establish community outreach efforts to develop a sense of community by promoting and fostering positive relationships among students, parents, staff, and the community at large. 
  • Support the in-depth review of the District’s external and internal communications, in all its modalities, to result in enhanced two-way (to-District and from-District) communication with all stakeholders (e.g., students, parents, staff, community-at-large). 
  • Continue to engage Board of Education -level committees on various topics with clear objectives, values, and goals.
  • Continue the District’s work towards advocacy to further the voice of the school community with our elected officials.

District Business and Operations:

  • Continue to evaluate health and safety protocols and security procedures to ensure the well-being of students and staff.
  • Continue to support the District’s multi-year plan for the maintenance and improvement of District facilities in order to provide students and staff with a healthy and safe learning and working environment.
  • Continue to develop a fiscally conservative budget that helps maintain the integrity of Commack’s programs and aligns with the community’s expectations.

Commack, a College and Career Preparatory District

Board of Education Members 2022-2023

Justin Varughese, President

Steven Hartman, Vice President

William Hender
Susan Hermer

Gus Hueber
[email protected] 

To email all members of the Board of Education: [email protected] 
To write to the Board of Education:

District Clerk
Commack Union Free School District
P.O. Box 150
Commack, NY 11725

By telephone: (631) 912-2055