June 29, 2020

On Monday, June 29, 2020, Riverhead CSD Superintendent of Schools Dr. Aurelia Henriquez submitted her resignation based upon certain irreconcilable differences and in the best interests of her family. The District and Dr. Henriquez have executed a Separation Agreement, pursuant to which Dr. Henriquez’s resignation will be effective June 30, 2020. The Board of Education wishes to thank Dr. Henriquez for her commitment to the students, staff and community during her tenure with the District. Dr. Henriquez extends her appreciation to the students, staff and community for their support of her leadership as Superintendent of Schools.

It is the intention of the Board of Education to begin a thorough search process to identify the best candidate to serve as the District’s next Superintendent of Schools. During this time, the Board of Education has appointed Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction Christine Tona to serve as Interim Superintendent effective July 1, 2020. Since this is a confidential matter of personnel, the Board of Education, the District and Dr. Henriquez will have no further comments regarding this matter.