Holley names new school superintendent
Press Release, Holley Central School
HOLLEY – The Holley Board of Education has selected Brian Bartalo as the next superintendent of the school district pending formal appointment to the position at the next Board of Education meeting on June 18.
He will start as superintendent on July 16. He replaces Robert D’Angelo, who retired.
“Throughout the rigorous search process, Brian demonstrated an ability to connect with students, staff and community members,” said Board President Brenda Swanger. “His long experience and track record of success make him the ideal leader to move our district forward.”
Bartalo is currently the principal and International Baccalaureate Head of School at Hilton High School, a post he has held since 2005. From 1999 until 2005, Bartalo was an assistant principal at Hilton HS. Prior to that, he served for one year as the dean of students at Hilton HS. In 1988, Bartalo began his teaching career as a special education teacher at Merton Williams Middle School in the Hilton Central School District, where he taught and coached until 1998.
“The Holley community has been very welcoming to me through this search process,” said Bartalo. “I look forward to working with the Board to further the district’s mission of instilling a passion for lifelong learning within our students.”
Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES District Superintendent Jo Anne L. Antonacci assisted the Holley Board of Education as search consultant throughout the process.