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Central Administration

Executive Leadership

Sharing daily administrative responsibilities and the management of key agency initiatives in close collaboration allows Rockland BOCES Chief Operating Officer Dr. Mary Jean Marsico and District Superintendent Dr. Charlene Jordan to provide exceptional regional leadership and outstanding services to the greater Rockland County community. This collaborative leadership model allows Rockland BOCES to increase the efficiency with which we maintain the quality of our operations and develop more effective methods to educate students to meet our diverse community’s 21st century demands.

Mary Jean Marsico, Ed.D.

Mary Jean Marsico, Ed.D.

Chief Operating Officer
(845) 627-4702

Dr. Marsico oversees daily operations of Rockland BOCES and the administration of the programs and services provided at the request of component districts. 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 27 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 collaboratively with District Superintendent Dr. Charlene Jordan to provide forward-thinking strategic leadership to a staff of well over 900 employees.

Charlene Jordan, Ed.D.

Charlene Jordan, Ed.D.

District Superintendent
(845) 627-4725

Dr. Jordan serves as the New York State Education Commissioner’s representative to the eight school districts that comprise the Rockland BOCES Supervisory District. As such, she is the liaison between the local school districts and the State Education Department.

Dr. Jordan’s responsibilities include facilitating communication between SED and component districts and assisting in the implementation of New York State education law and the regulations of the Board of Regents and Commissioner of Education. She works closely with Chief Operating Officer Dr. Mary Jean Marsico to lead the Executive Leadership Team for Rockland BOCES.

Dr. Jordan has more than 25 years of educational leadership experience with curriculum development, professional development and program implementation across all classrooms in grades K–12 in Rockland and Westchester counties and New York City.

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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

Charlene Jordan, Ed.D.
District Superintendent

Executive Administration

Catherine O’Brien

Assistant Superintendent of 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

Ana Reluzco

Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources
(845) 627-4712
Human Resources

David Gleason

Assistant Superintendent for Business and Operations
(845) 627-4722
Business Office

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. Ana Reluzco
    Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources
    Civil Rights Compliance Officer
    Rockland BOCES
    65 Parrott Road
    West Nyack, NY 10994
    (845) 627-4712

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