New Math and Science Director Frank Pillitteri

Math and Science Director Frank Pillitteri
Math and Science Director Frank Pillitteri

The district has hired Frank Pillitteri as the new director of math and science, replacing Janet Jones.

Pillitteri previously was employed as a physics teacher at Smithtown High School West from 2001 to present, at Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK High School from 1999 to 2001, at Westbury High School from 1998 to 1999, and at Jane Addams Vocational High School from 1997 to 1998. He also worked as a research chemist at LeaRonal, Inc. from 1995 to 1997.

The West Islip resident earned his bachelor’s degree in physics from Stony Brook University, a master’s degree in education from Mercy College and a school district administration degree from Stony Brook. He is a member of the Long Island Physics Teacher Association, American Institute of Physics and American Association of Physics Teachers.

“I am very excited to be part of the East Islip administrative team,” said Pillitteri. “I look forward to providing leadership and support for a STEM-based learning environment, which maximizes student potential, ensuring they are well-equipped to meet the challenges of the 21st century.”