Friday, 21 October 2011 00:00
The Plainedge School District has appointed Todd Winch and Chris Dillon as, respectively, the new assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction and the new assistant to the superintendent for facilities and special projects.
Winch was the director of pupil services in the Levittown School District, where he began his career 16 years ago as a high school social studies teacher. During that time he was an active participant in multiple curriculum writing committees, served as an advisor for student council and model congress clubs, and organized field trips along the East Coast and abroad. In 2004, he assumed the position of chairman of social studies for Wisdom Lane Middle School, and in 2006 he became the assistant director for pupil services.
In 2009, Winch was appointed director of pupil services as well as the supervisor of Levittown’s Alternative High School. As director, Winch assumed responsibility for the district’s AIS and ESL programs, universal pre-kindergarten program, guidance departments, Section 504, state testing and reporting, social workers, data warehousing, drug and alcohol programming, school safety planning (SAVE), student registration, and grants.
Winch received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees, as well as an Advanced Certificate in School District Administration, from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
Chris Dillon has more than 10 years of experience in facilities management, construction, and operations. He began his career 12 years ago as an operations manager with Pepsi Cola, where he was responsible for facilities and vending services for over 10,000 accounts.
In 2007, he assumed the position of account executive for the construction division of Kohler Company, where he worked on large commercial and residential construction projects in New York City and Long Island. During the past two years, Dillon has been in charge of operations and facilities for over 1,100 locations as the New York branch operations manager for Mac Gray Intelligent Laundry Systems.
Dillon received his Bachelor of Science degree in Communications from St. John’s University and his Master of Business Administration from Mount Saint Mary College. He is in the final stages of completing his SDBL Certificate of Advanced Study from SUNY New Paltz.