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Our Search for a New Superintendent

October 26, 2018
 
Dear Cincinnatus Community:

The Cincinnatus Board of Education is inviting the community to meet three final candidates in its search for a new superintendent. The following applicants will give presentations between 5:30 and 7 p.m. on November 1st in the library:

  • Todd M. Freeman, Principal of Split Rock Elementary School in the West Genesee Central School District. Freeman will be available from 6:30 to 7 p.m. in the library.

  • Thomas S. Nabinger, Principal of Case Middle School in the Watertown City School District. Nabinger will be available from 5:30 to 6 p.m. in the library.

  • Michael A. Simons, Administration Officer for the Ithaca City School District. Simons will be available from 6 to 6:30 p.m. in the library.

 
During the day, candidates will be meeting with a variety of stakeholder groups that include students, teachers, non-instructional staff and community members. Once the Board of Education makes its final decision, the successful candidate will be welcomed into our school community to succeed Superintendent Steven V. Hubbard, who will be retiring January 1st.
 
Here is additional information about each candidate:

Todd M. Freeman has 11 years of experience as a school administrator. He currently serves as principal at Split Rock Elementary School in the West Genesee Central School District, a position he began in July of 2010. He previously served as assistant principal at West Genesee Middle School from 2007-2010. Prior to administration, he worked 12 years as a classroom teacher, citing experience in grades 4, 5 and 6 in the Skaneateles and East Syracuse Minoa (ESM) districts. Outside the classroom, Freeman also worked as an assistant varsity football coach in Skaneateles and ESM and as the boys head varsity lacrosse coach at ESM. His educational background includes a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Syracuse University; a master’s degree in reading education from SUNY Cortland; and an SDA in educational leadership from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.
Thomas S. Nabinger has seven years of experience as a school administrator. He currently serves as principal at Case Middle School in the Watertown City School District. He previously worked as principal at Sherman Elementary School and as an assistant principal for two years at Watertown High School. Prior to his administrative roles in Watertown, Nabinger worked two years as an assistant principal at Van Duyn Elementary School in the Syracuse City School District and 17 years as a science teacher at Nottingham High School in Syracuse. His educational background includes a bachelor’s degree in secondary education from Pennsylvania State University; a master’s degree in education from SUNY Cortland; and a CAS in educational leadership from Syracuse University.
 
Michael A. Simons has 13 years of experience as a school administrator. He currently serves as Administration Officer for the Ithaca City School District, a position he began in June of 2017. Prior to this role, he worked six years as principal of Fall Creek Elementary School in Ithaca; three years as principal at Enfield Elementary School in Ithaca; and three years as an elementary school assistant principal in Dryden. Prior to administration, his elementary teaching experience spanned six years in the Ithaca City School District. His educational background includes a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and psychology from Hartwick College in Oneonta; a master’s degree in science education from Syracuse University; a master’s degree and doctorate degree (PhD) in curriculum and instruction from Cornell University; and a CAS in educational administration from SUNY Oswego. 
 



As you can see, we are fortunate to have three highly-qualified candidates to serve as potential leaders in our district. I hope everyone enjoys meeting them, and I look forward to hearing from you.

 

Peg Peri

President, Cincinnatus Board of Education