Belz Named Assistant Superintendent

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The district named Dr. Lisa Belz as the assistant superintendent for human resources and administration, a new position. Her promotion was announced at the district’s Aug. 22 Board of Education meeting.

Now in her 16th year in East Islip, Dr. Belz most recently served as the executive director of special education/pupil personnel services 6-12. She previously worked as the district’s director of special education, principal of Connetquot Elementary School and Timber Point Elementary School, and elementary principal of the early childhood center.

Dr. Belz, a resident of Bayport, earned her bachelor’s degree from Dowling College, her master’s degree from Stony Brook University and a professional diploma in school leadership from Dowling College. She received her doctorate in education in 2008 from St. John’s University.

“I am ready to embrace this new opportunity and challenge,” Belz said. “I look forward to working with an amazing group of people to inspire and educate the students of the East Islip School District.”