Debra Kosinski

The New Paltz Board of Education has appointed Debra Kosinski as the District’s new Assistant Superintendent for Business. The appointment was manufactured in the course of a July 6 Board conference, pursuing a advice by Interim Superintendent Dr. Bernard Josefsberg. Kosinski assumed her new position on July 7.

Kosinski, a Wallkill resident, has worked as treasurer in the New Paltz Enterprise Office for the final a few decades. In the spring, she stepped into the university enterprise administrator job, assisting to deliver the 2022-2023 school spending budget proposal to voters in May perhaps. The proposal was handed with a 74 % approval.

Kosinski’s academic basis stems from local roots. Prior to her time at New Paltz, Kosinski labored as a treasurer and faculty company administrator for the Rondout Valley Central Faculty District from 2003-2019, and in the Ulster BOCES Small business Workplace from 1990-2003. She retains a master’s diploma and a Certification of State-of-the-art Review in Educational Administration, as very well as a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting, all from the Point out University of New York at New Paltz. She gained an associate’s degree in Accounting from SUNY Ulster and graduated from the New Paltz Significant Faculty.

Kosinski mentioned her major target will be to create “fiscally responsible” budgets that present a wide range of academic applications and chances for New Paltz pupils when getting aware of the college district’s taxpayers.

Board President Bianca Tanis credited Kosinski for working diligently to help handle worries introduced throughout the 2022-2023 finances growth course of action even though assisting to build a spending plan the local community could assist. Tanis reported Kosinski’s principal obligations going ahead will be pinpointing expense-saving tactics and “ensuring the District’s existing and long term fiscal wellness while prioritizing programming and aid for pupils.” Tanis also acknowledged Kosinski’s really hard work and contributions towards setting up the District’s new Universal Pre-Kindergarten system, which is scheduled to start in September 2022.