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Central Administration

Executive Leadership

Mary Jean Marsico, Ed.D. oversees daily operations of Rockland BOCES and the administration of the programs and services provided at the request of component districts. Additionally, Dr. Marsico leads efforts involving curriculum development, building organizational capacity across divisions and cross-sector partnerships. Her three decades of school leadership experience and deep relationships with elected officials, business leaders and the local community play a pivotal role in the growth and success of Rockland BOCES and the agency’s diverse student population.

She possesses a keen understanding of educational excellence, pedagogy and current research, and the experience and foresight to understand how decisions affect students of all ages and abilities, teachers and learning.

Mary Jean has worked at Rockland BOCES for 28 years, and served as Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent for more than 20 of those years. She is well-known for her work with children on the autism spectrum, as well her passion for advocacy for the rights of students with disabilities.

Dr. Marsico works closely with the executive team to provide forward-thinking strategic leadership to a staff of well over 1,000 employees.

Mary Jean Marsico, Ed.D.

Mary Jean Marsico, Ed.D.

Chief Operating Officer
(845) 627-4701


Executive Administration

Catherine O’Brien

Assistant Superintendent for Career & Administrative Services
(845) 627-4703
Career and Technical Education
Practical Nursing Program

Amy Albers, Ed.D.

Assistant Superintendent for Student Services
(845) 627-4790
Student Services



Rockland BOCES does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, gender (sex), gender identity, military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status or political affiliation, and additionally does not discriminate against students on the basis of weight, gender identity, gender expression, and religious practices or any other basis prohibited by New York State and/or federal non-discrimination laws in employment or its programs and activities. Rockland BOCES provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth organizations. Inquiries regarding Rockland BOCES non-discrimination policies or procedures should be directed to either:

  1. Yasmin Helou-Caré, Ph.D.
    Executive Director of Human Resources
    Civil Rights Compliance Officer
    Rockland BOCES
    65 Parrott Road
    West Nyack, NY 10994
    (845) 627-4729

  2. United States Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights

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Rockland BOCES
65 Parrott Road, Building #7
West Nyack, NY 10994
(845) 627-4700

Mary Jean Marsico, Ed.D.
Chief Operating Officer