Dear Putnam Valley Community:
I am pleased to announce that after an extensive interview process, we anticipate the appointment of David Kantrowitz as the next Director of Physical Education, Athletics, and Health Services for the Putnam Valley School District during our Board of Education Meeting on July 1. Mr. Kantrowitz will be assuming the position vacated by Brian Burrow who recently accepted the position of High School Assistant Principal in the Minisink Valley School District. We thank Mr. Burrow for his dedicated service to the Putnam Valley School District and wish him the best in his new position.
Mr. Kantrowitz joins our administrative team after serving as the Director of Athletics, Health, and Physical Education at the Bronx Studio School. Mr. Kantrowitz has also served as a Health and Physical Education Teacher for eight years and most recently participated in the Assistant Principal Bench program and served as the Building Response Team Leader.
The interview committee was impressed by Mr. Kantrowitz’s passion for education and athletics; particularly his emphasis on working cohesively with community organizations to build strong programs that begin at the youth level. Mr. Kantrowitz shared his vision for an athletic program that is focused on academic achievement, personal development, high expectations, and the establishment of a supportive culture for all student athletes.
We welcome Mr. Kantrowitz to the Putnam Valley School District. We anticipate that Mr. Kantrowitz will officially begin at Putnam Valley on July 6. We would like to thank all of the district staff and community members who participated in the extensive interview process.
Dr. Jeremy Luft
Superintendent of Schools