East High Principal Named to Assistant Superintendent Post
Williamsville East High School Principal Anthony Scanzuso has been named the school district’s new Assistant Superintendent for Exceptional Education and Student Services effective September 24, 2018 pending formal approval by the Board of Education at its meeting August 7. He will replace Dr. Anna Cieri who is retiring after nearly 16 years in the post.
“Mr. Scanzuso is an extraordinary leader who exemplifies our educational mission in all that he does,” said Superintendent Dr. Scott Martzloff. “The selection committee was impressed with Mr. Scanzuso’s leadership skills and recommended he be given strong consideration for the position.”
Mr. Scanzuso has been principal at East since 2016, previously serving as an assistant principal at the school for seven years. Before coming to Williamsville, he was an assistant principal at Frontier High School for five years and was a business teacher at Lancaster High School for nine years, where he also served as Business Department Chairperson.
“I am energized by the opportunity to serve all the students and families in this extraordinary school district,” Mr. Scanzuso said. “My experience at East has prepared me for this next step and I look forward to working with the Leadership Team to make sure great things continue to happen for our students."
He earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and a master’s degree in Educational Administration from Canisius College, and a master’s degree in Education from SUNY at Buffalo. He holds permanent New York State certification as a School District Administrator, School Administrator, and as a Business teacher.
In his new leadership role, Mr. Scanzuso will oversee the district’s special education services, gifted programming, school safety, and all pupil personnel functions including registration, enrollment, residency, health services, youth wellness programs, school counseling, school psychology, social work services, and other related student support services.
The search for a new principal at Williamsville East will begin soon.