Suffolk Co. (Region 1)

LIlogoLIGHT“The SAANYS team … is always available to take our call and always seems to have the right person on hand to address our issue or concern. Their support and guidance has been invaluable to our district’s administrative team.”
-Deer Park Administrative Association

  • • SAANYS uses attorneys and experienced administrators together during negotiations – unparalleled legal support and the invaluable guidance of experienced Long Island school leaders.
  • 5 Full-time attorneys, plus legal firms in Garden City & Islandia. SAANYS has worked with the teams at these reputable LI firms for over 12 and 20 years respectively.
  • SAANYS is the only association with the resources and willingness to represent you in major litigations such as the attack on tenure and seniority rights by Campbell Brown and others. Who is fighting for you?

graduationCapRegion 1 Scholarship Applications Now Due

$500 scholarships will be awarded to two graduating seniors. Students must be a graduating senior of Suffolk County High School whose administrators are SAANYS members. Winners will be invited to the SAANYS Region 1 awards banquet.

Essay Topic: Write an essay describing an administrator who made a great impact on your life, and how he/she did so. Essay should be font size 12, double spaced, and approximately 500-1,000 words.

Click here to download the application. All applications and essays are due to the address below by May 12, 2017.

Dr. Christine Criscione
District Administrator
Deer Park Schools
1881 Deer Park Avenue
Deer Park, NY 11729

SAANYS Takes the Lead on APPR


SAANYS is providing members with a number of resources for navigating and negotiating the new APPR. Be sure to contact SAANYS with any questions or concerns about APPR and your negotiations – the SAANYS team of attorneys and experienced staff are up-to-date on what you need to know during this complex time.

The link below is to our  SAANYS APPR §3012-D: NEGOTIATION RESOURCE PACKET. This document contains important information for consideration when entering contract negotiations. Units are encouraged to review, proceed with caution, and call SAANYS with any questions or concerns. Click here to download packet.

Region 1  Contacts

Name: John Cassese
Title: *Regional Representative
Phone: (631) 654-2145

Name: Stuart Pollak
Title: Board Member
Phone: (631) 244-2261
Fax: (631) 244-2260

Name: Margaret Ann Harper
Title: Regional Representative
Phone: (516) 695-1870

Name: Jose Suarez
Title: Regional Representative
Phone: (516) 443-6153

Name: Thomas Payton
Title: NAESP Representative
Phone: (631) 369-6813

Name: Richard Loeschner
Title: Government Relations Committee
Phone: (631) 434-2204

Name: Susan Bonner
Title: Board Member
Phone: (631) 274-4310