Merrick School District Superintendent of Schools Dr. Dominick Palma has been appointed to serve as the president-elect of the Nassau County Council of School Superintendents for the 2021-22 school year. In this position, Dr. Palma will assist the president and serve as integral member of the organization’s executive board, in addition to coordinating study groups for aspiring central office administrators throughout Nassau County.
The purpose of the NCCSS is to provide superintendents of public school districts in Nassau County the opportunity to share experiences and information with respect to educational issues and practices within the county and state.
“I am extremely honored to serve as the president-elect of NCCSS for the upcoming school year,” said Dr. Palma. “This involvement provides a valuable platform to discuss issues affecting our school districts and allows me to share information about what is happening within our own district. I look forward to continuing my work alongside other educational leaders within the county for the 2021-22 school year.”
Dr. Palma also chairs the NCCSS Mental Health and Substance Abuse Committee and is a member of the organization’s safety and legislative committees. He is a previous chair of the special education committee.