Administration

Superintendent Jim HaughJim Haugh
Superintendent of Schools
Degrees:
Certificate in Human Resources Studies, Cornell Industrial and Labor Relations School
Certificate in Educational Administration, SUNY Brockport

Master Degree in Athletic Administration, Wayne State University
Bachelor Degree in Education, SUNY Cortland
james.haugh@erschools.org
(585)248-6302 x1
 
As superintendent, Jim is charged with leading the district by strategically navigating multiple areas including, but not limited to; curriculum and instruction, public relations, Board of Education relations and meetings, facilities and operations, legal matters, parent and family relations, bargaining unit relationships, student support services and employee performance. In his role as ER's Superintendent, Jim is currently active in several regional initiatives as a committee member or board director with the following programs: BOCES Special Education Steering Committee, Monroe County Council of School Superintendents, Monroe County School Boards Association, Regional Equity Network, Rochester Area School Health Insurance Plan and the Urban Suburban Program.


Prior to being named Superintendent of Schools at East Rochester, Jim was the Assistant Superintendent for Personnel at Victor CSD. He oversaw operations supporting nearly 800 employees on personnel, contract and labor relations, leadership and strategic planning for VCS. He served on the Board of Directors for the Finger Lakes Area School Health Plan (FLASHP) and maintained several professional affiliations in the area of Human Resources. Jim first started at Victor in August of 1993 and served the district as a teacher, coach, assistant principal, and committee chairperson for numerous initiatives including more than 45 million dollars in Construction Projects prior to his appointment as personnel administrator. Jim is a member of the Section V Football Hall of Fame for his efforts as Head Football Coach for VCS. Jim and his wife Kathy, a OBGYN Nurse Practitioner, reside in Macedon with their dog Teddy and have three children Emily, a 2020 graduate of SUNY Albany, Allison a student at The Ohio State University and Andrew a junior at Victor High School.

Sarah CallahanSarah Callahan
Executive Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Professional Development
Degrees:
Bachelor's Degree in Business & Technology Management, Clarkson University
Master's in Business and Marketing Education, Nazareth College
Master's in Educational Leadership, St. John Fisher College

sarah.callahan@erschools.org
(585)248-6331
Prior to joining the team at East Rochester in 2019, Sarah most recently served as the Director of School Improvement at the Genesee Valley Educational Partnership. During her five year tenure at The Partnership, she also served as the Supervisor of Planning Services and Coordinator of Instructional Services where she focused on providing interactive and engaging professional development and training opportunities for teachers and building/district administrators in the areas of standards, curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Sarah began her career as a long-term substitute at Greece Olympia High School teaching business courses to a wide range of students. She then joined the Wayne Central School District as a business teacher and Internship Coordinator. She also served as the school's Co-Director of the Teaching and Learning Center. Sarah lives in Canandaigua with her husband and their two daughters. 

Staci SanSoucieStaci SanSoucie
School Business Administrator
Degrees: 
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Nazareth College
Master's Degree in Education, SUNY Brockport 
Certificate of Advance Study in School Business Administration, SUNY Brockport 
Staci.SanSoucie@erschools.org
(585)248-6308

Staci began her career at Hochstein Music School working in their Business Office. In 2000, Staci moved to East Rochester Union Free School District as the District Treasurer and later the Assistant Business Administrator. Staci became the School Business Administrator for ER in 2019. Staci lives in Webster with her husband and two children.

Dave RovitelliDave Rovitelli
Director of Technology
Degrees:
Bachelor's Degree in English, SUNY Oswego
david.rovitelli@erschools.org
(585) 248-6382

Dave began his career as an information systems coordinator and has extensive experience in technology in education. Dave moved to a Director of Technology position working under Superintendent Howard Maffucci. Dave worked in industry prior to coming to East Rochester Union Free School District in 1998.

Monica StadlerMonica Stadler
Director of Pupil Personnel
Degrees:
Bachelor's Degree in Elementary and Special Education, SUNY Geneseo
Master's Degree in Special Education, SUNY Geneseo
Certificate of Advanced Study, University of Rochester

monica.stadler@erschools.org
(585)248-6375

Ms. Stadler began her teaching career as a special education teacher in Newark Central School District and has extensive experiences within supporting student needs. Ms. Stadler started in administration as a CSE Chairperson before coming to East Rochester Union Free School District and has been in ER since March 2020. Ms. Stadler lives in Fairport with her husband Matt, a school counselor. 

Daniel FridayDan Friday

Director of Facilities

Degree: 

A.S. Mathematics, Monroe Community College

Daniel.Friday@erschools.org

(585)248-6310

Prior to joining East Rochester Union Free School District, Dan served as the Director of Facilities for the North Rose-Wolcott Central School District (NRW). In his time with NRW, Dan managed the buildings and grounds operations for three campuses and ancillary buildings and served as Chairman to the District Safety Committee. He also played an integral role in the management and oversight of a $35.5 million capital improvement project, including a gut renovation to the middle school. Prior to his work at NRW, Dan spent ten years in a variety of facility director roles with the YMCA of Greater Rochester. Dan is actively involved in his local chapter of the New York State School Facilities Association and he has held various roles on the Board of Directors of the Rochester Chapter of the Association for Facilities Engineering, including former president. Dan plans to maintain and improve the student environment throughout the East Rochester Union Free School District to serve the educational experience. He also plans to work with staff and stakeholders to ensure ER operations routinely meet the needs of the community. Dan lives in Ontario, New York with his wife, son and daughter. He enjoys spending time with his family and working on countless projects around his home.


Casey van HarsselCasey van Harssel
Jr./Sr. High School Principal
Degrees:
 Bachelors' Degree in Science (Biology with a minor in Chemistry), Niagara University 
Masters' Degree in Secondary Education, Niagara University
Certificate of Administration, Shenandoah University
Doctorate of Education with a focus on Executive Leadership, St. John Fisher College
Casey.vanHarssel@erschools.org
(585)248-6350

Casey began his teaching career as a Biology and Chemistry teacher in Northern Virginia, while also coaching soccer and volleyball at the JV and Varsity level. Casey started in administration as a high school assistant principal in 2010 before coming to East Rochester Union Free School District in 2014. He lives in Fairport with his wife, MacKenzie, and his three kids, Ava, Emerson and Andrew.

Marisa PhilpMarisa Capuano Philp
UPK-5 Elementary Principal
Degrees:
 Bachelor's Degree in Special Education & Elementary Education with a minor in Math and Computer Science, SUNY Geneseo 
Master's Degree in Curriculum & Instruction: Education of the Gifted with a minor in Reading Assessment & Intervention, Columbia University's Teachers College
Certificate of Administration with a focus in 
Administration, Planning, and Social Policy, Harvard Graduate School of Education
marisa.philp@erschools.org
(585)248-6311

Ms. Capuano Philp's teaching career encompassed being an elementary educator, enrichment specialist, and instructional coach. She also has high school experience as a special education teacher and instructional specialist. From there, she began her administrative career as a high school assistant principal. She returned to her passion for elementary education as an elementary assistant principal and principal prior to coming to East Rochester Union Free School District as principal in January 2015. She has extensive experiences in educational program evaluation, as well as developing and implementing high quality instructional programs in all areas. Ms. Capuano Philp lives right around the corner in Penfield with her son, who formerly attended the Teen & Tot program here at ER. 

Jeff OnzeJeffrey Onze
HS Assistant Principal/Athletic Director
Degrees: 
Bachelor's, Mary Washington College
Master's, Roberts Wesleyan
Certificate of Administration, University of Rochester
jeffrey.onze@erschools.org
(585)248-6380

Jeffrey began his teaching as a Social Studies teacher in 2000. He has extensive experience as a teacher leader, coach and administrator. Jeffrey moved to East Rochester Union Free School District as Assistant Principal/Athletic Director in the fall of 2017. Jeffrey lives in Victor with his wife, Erin, and their 3 daughters Elizabeth, Lauren and Emily.

Kevin CafaloneKevin D. Cafalone
Assistant Principal-MLA/Facilities
kevin.cafalone@erschools.org
(585)248-6387

Mr. Cafalone began his teaching career as a Culinary Arts teacher and has extensive experiences working in the restaurant and hospitality field. His first teaching job was at Monroe 1 BOCES Rush Campus and EMCC. He joined the East Rochester Union Free School District faculty in 2000 and built the Culinary Arts room, which quickly became the school's most popular and visible elective. As a teacher, he was also very active as a coach and class advisor. In 2008, Mr. Cafalone was appointed MLA Assistant Principal.  One of his most memorable moments was the class trip of 2004 and receiving the yearbook recognition in 2014. Mr. Cafalone is a volunteer dog walker at Lollypop Farm, enjoys golf, wildlife, fishing and reading history. 

Jared SnyderJared Snyder
Assistant Principal PK-5
jared.snyder@erschools.org
(585)248-6311

Jared began his teaching career as a sixth-grade teacher and AIS provider and has extensive experiences in intermediate grades. He moved to the elementary as a Dean of Students, working with Marisa Capuano Philp. Jared started in administration as an assistant principal in 2019. He lives in the Churchville-Chili school district with his wife and twin daughters. The 2020-21 school year is Mr. Snyder's twenty-first year with the district.