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    Leadership & Organization

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    Tom Forcella Tom Forcella, Superintendent
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    Dr. Thomas A. Forcella became the district’s 23rd Superintendent on July 1, 2011. Dr. Forcella joins CHCCS after six years as the Superintendent of the Guilford Public Schools in Connecticut.  Prior to leading the Guilford Public Schools, Forcella served as the Superintendent of the Cape Elizabeth Schools in Maine. Forcella holds a B.S. degree in physical education, an M.S. degree in special education and a 6th year degree in curriculum and instruction, all from Central Connecticut State University.  He holds a doctorate in educational management from the University of Bridgeport, also in Connecticut.

    Magda Parvey Magda Parvey, Assistant Superintendent, Instructional Services
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    Dr. Magda Parvey joined CHCCS in January of 2012 as the Assistant Superintendent for Instructional Services. She previously served as the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction with the West Islip School District in West Islip, NY. She also served as the Principal of North Coleman Road Elementary in Centereach, NY, and as the Assistant Principal of Coman Hill Elementary in Armonk, NY. She was the Executive Director of The Children's Center at SUNY Brooklyn and a Lead Teacher at P.S. 189K, also in Brooklyn. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and French from Canisius College; a Master of Science degree in elementary education and a Master of Arts in educational leadership and technology, both from Adelphi University; and a Doctor of Education in administration and supervision from Fordham University.

    Todd LoFrese Todd LoFrese, Assistant Superintendent, Support Services
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    Dr. Todd LoFrese joined the district in 2008 after serving as the Assistant Superintendent of Schools for Watertown Public Schools in Connecticut from 2003-2008. In his previous role, he was responsible for human resources, facilities, technology, child nutrition and transportation. LoFrese hold a bachelor of science degree in economics from Cornell University. He earned an MBA from Baker College and a certificate of education administration from Sacred Heart University. He earned his doctorate in educational leadership from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. LoFrese lives in Carrboro with his wife, Gretchen, and two children, Elizabeth and Chris.

    Ray Reitz Ray Reitz, Chief Technology Officer
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    Dr. Ray Reitz joined the district in March of 2000 as the first person to fill the role of CTO. Reitz's professional credits include serving as the director of technology for a school district in Indiana, an instructor and program manager at Indiana University and a supervisory instructional systems specialist with the Department of Defense. Reitz holds a bachelor of arts degree in Broadcasting/Journalism from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He received a master of science degree in Instructional Technology from the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY. Reitz earned his doctorate in Instructional Systems Technology from Indiana University in Bloomington.

    Jeff Nash Jeff Nash, Executive Director for Community Relations
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    Jeff Nash is no stranger to the Triangle. After nearly 19 years with the Wake County Public School System and two more years with Durham Public Schools, Nash joined the CHCCS team in October of 2012. His experience includes service as a teacher, coach, department chair, school administrator and central office administrator. He is also known locally for his role in hosting educational television shows “The School Connection” and “Full Circle.” He is the Past-President of the North Carolina School Public Relations Association and also served as Southeast Regional Vice President of the National School Public Relations Association. A native of Niagara Falls, New York, Nash earned his Bachelor of Science from Buffalo State College and his Master of Education from North Carolina State University. His book “Rock ‘n Roll Customer Service” was published in 2009.

    Created on 11/6/2011 - Last updated on 9/11/2014