Veteran administrator Dr. Patricia Paser, who recently retired from the Schenectady City School District, had been named interim associate principal at Mayfield Elementary School.
Dr. Paser began in the position on Monday, October 4, taking over for Mrs. Katria Hitrick, who resigned as principal last month.
Dr. Paser comes to us with a wealth of experience. She began her career in education in 1987 in Middleburgh, where she was a Spanish and ELA teacher, school counselor, coach, and advisor for 19 years. She then served as the principal of Paige Elementary School in Schenectady for 5 years before becoming the assistant to the superintendent, a position she held for 10 years until her retirement earlier this year.
Dr. Paser earned a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from the College of St. Rose and her Master of Science in Education, School Counselor from SUNY Oneonta. She earned her CAS in School Administration from the College of St. Rose and has her doctorate in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University in Florida.