WE’VE GOT MAIL

‘HERE’S WHY I LEFT’

To the editor: 

I have read your recent article on Al Gilson, Principal at Kearny High School. I would like to point out the article contains erroneous references to me stating that I left the district under the threat of tenure charges and I am working in the private sector. Neither statement is true. I left Kearny under a mutually agreed upon settlement between myself and the Kearny Board of Education – not under the threat of tenure charges as insinuated in the article. In fact, the Observer published the specifics of the settlement last October. Additionally, I am still working in public education, not in the private sector; I am employed by a Central New York BOCES and responsible for school district finances and administering a P›Tech Grant for at risk students. My career in public education continued almost immediately after my settlement with the Kearny Board of Education.

Frank Ferraro 

Former Kearny Schools Supt. 

The Observer Staff