Mary Fox-Alter has been the proud and passionate Superintendent of Schools of the Pleasantville School District since 2010. Mary has almost 31 years of experience in the Pleasantville School District. Since that time, she has enjoyed serving the needs of the District’s children in many fulfilling and rewarding capacities –teacher, technology coordinator, curriculum coordinator, staff developer, Chief Information Officer, Director of Instructional Services and Superintendent of Schools. Fox-Alter started her career as an educator in the Catholic Schools. Prior to joining the faculty in Pleasantville, she spent 9 years as a social studies and computer teacher at Iona Preparatory School in New Rochelle, NY.

She holds a Professional Diploma (P.D.) in Administration from the College of New Rochelle; a Master’s Degree (M.S.) in Educational Technology from Iona College, and a B.A. in History and Secondary Education from Mercy College. She was also a recipient of a NEH Fellowship from Fordham University.

Fox-Alter has also been a regional and NYS leader. She served two years as the President of the Southern Westchester BOCES Chief School Administrators Association, and two years as President of the Lower Hudson Council of School Superintendents. She recently completed her second term as a member of the NYS Council of School Superintendents Executive Committee and, this summer, was appointed to serve as the Legislative District 3 representative on the Westchester County Women’s Advisory Board. Fox-Alter is also a member of the NW Hospital Presidents Council, the Pleasantville Rotary Club, the Regional Information Centers Executive Board, the Lower Hudson Educational Coalition Steering Committee and Mercy College Dean’s Advisory Board. She is honored to have been recognized as a Paul Harris fellow, the recipient of the Lower Hudson Council of School Superintendents Distinguished Service Award, the Regional Information Center’s Technology Leadership Award, The Westchester County Distinguished Female Leader Award and Pleasantville Teacher of the Year.

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