Ridgefield Public Schools
Our shared purpose is to provide highly engaging, relevant and personalized learning for ALL members of the community

Our Administration & Staff

Our district administration and staff work tirelessly to ensure our students, faculty, and staff have the resources they need to succeed at each of our schools. We welcome your questions and comments; please feel free to contact any member of our administrative team. We look forward to speaking with you!

Superintendent’s Office

Susie Da Silva, Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools
P: (203) 894-5550
Ext: 1200
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Cheryl Cook
Superintendent's Secretary
P: (203) 894-5550
Ext: 1200
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Business Services

Dawn Norton
Business Manager
P: (203) 894-5550
Ext: 1120
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Nancy Gherna
Administrative Assistant, Facilities and Business Operations
P: (203) 894-5550
Ext: 1120
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Brigid Clancy
Registrar
P: (203) 894-5550
Ext: 1106
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Pam Knipe
Purchasing
P: (203) 894-5550
Ext: 1111
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Josephine Ruiz-Gogan
Accounts Payable
P: (203) 894-5550
Ext: 1112
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Ingrid Thiel
Payroll Coordinator
P: (203) 894-5550
Ext: 1113
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TBD
Employee Benefits
P: (203) 894-5550
Ext: 1114

Curriculum Instruction

Cory Gillette
Asst. Superintendent
P: (203) 894-5550
Ext: 1202
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Jeffrey Corbishley
6–12 Math/Science Supervisor
P: (203) 894-5550
Ext: 1209
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Linda Johnson
Director of Elementary Education
P: (203) 894-5550
Ext: 1204
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Christine Melagrano
Secretary
P: (203) 894-5550
Ext: 1202
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Annie Tucci
6–12 Humanities Supervisor
P: (203) 894-5550
Ext: 1135
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ESL

Christine Argueta
ELP Program Director
P: (203) 894-5550
Ext: 7773
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Facilities

Joseph Morits
Director of Facilities
P: (203) 894-5550
Ext: 1120
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Nancy Gherna
Administrative Assistant, Facilities and Business Operations
P: (203) 894-5550
Ext: 1120
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Brett Medders
Facilities Foreman
P: (203) 894-5550
Ext: 1122
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Food Services

John Morris
Director of Dining Service
P: (203) 894-5550
Ext: 1127
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Daryl Speirs
Assistant Director of Dining Service
P: (203) 894-5550
Ext: 1134
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Personnel

Karen Dewing
Director of Personnel
P: (203) 894-5550
Ext: 1207
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Cynthia Bilotta
Secretary
P: (203) 894-5550
Ext: 1206
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Patricia Roche
Secretary
P: (203) 894-5550
Ext: 1207
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Registration

Brigid Clancy
Registrar
P: (203) 894-5550
Ext: 1106
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Special Education

Elizabeth Hannaway, Ed.D.
Assistant Superintendent of Special Services
P: (203) 894-5550
Ext: 1131
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Anthony Showah, Ed.D.
Assistant Director of Special Services
P: (203) 894-5550
Ext: 1132
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Kathy Carnazza
Administrative Secretary
P: (203) 894-5550
Ext: 1131
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Patty McCarthy
Administrative Secretary
P: (203) 894-5550
Ext: 1132
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Christina Salvestrini
Preschool Supervisor
Ext: 6173
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Technology

Dr. Wes DeSantis
Director of Educational Technology
P: (203) 894-5550
Ext: 1100
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Terry Ali
Data Coordinator
P: (203) 894-5550
Ext: 1103
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Jonathan Uy
Data Specialist
P: (203) 894-5550
Ext: 1104
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Transportation

Rick Lupinacci
Transportation Manager
P: (203) 894-5550
Ext: 1126
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Cheryl Krauchick
First Student Transportation
P: (203) 431-2924