About Our Acting Interim Superintendent



Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Jeffrey Sobel

Interim Superintendent of Schools;
Assistant Superintendent of Personnel

On September 14, the Clarkstown Central School District Board of Education appointed CCSD Assistant Superintendent of Personnel Jeff Sobel as Interim Superintendent of Schools. With nearly four decades of experience in public education, including 20 years serving CCSD students and families, we are pleased to introduce Jeff to the greater Clarkstown community. We are confident that he will further elevate our district's mission, priorities and academic excellence.

After earning his Bachelor’s degree at SUNY Cortland and his Master’s degree at the College of New Rochelle, Jeff obtained his Professional Diploma in Educational Administration at Iona College. Mr. Sobel first came to Clarkstown as a special education teacher at Felix Festa Middle School in 1996, from there becoming an Assistant Principal at Festa in 2000 and the District Director of Personnel in 2007, before his appointment as Assistant Superintendent of Personnel in 2009.

"I am honored by this opportunity to lead our district and forward the work of the talented CCSD staff,” said Sobel. “The Clarkstown Central School District will continue to provide our students and community with innovative academic programs, robust supports and strong extracurricular activities to help achieve lifelong growth and success.”