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Dr. Corey W. Reynolds is a two-time alumnus of Seton Hall University.  Upon the completion of his Bachelor of Art degree in English as a Two-Ten Scholar and being inducted in the Inaugural Class of the Sigma Tau Delta International Honor Society in English at Seton Hall, Corey was awarded a full scholarship to Fordham University’s Graduate School of Education as a coveted Intern Fellow.  One year later, he was awarded a Master of Science in Education degree with a concentration in Elementary Education and was inducted into the Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education.  For over ten years, he served as classroom teacher in the Mount Vernon and Greenburgh Central School Districts. 

Corey then matriculated as a post-graduate student at the College of New Rochelle. Within two years, he earned a second Master of Science in Education degree in the concentration of School Administration and Supervision.  Immediately upon graduation, he sought the opportunity to become a school administrator and was named the Assistant Principal at Ossining Union Free School District’s Park Elementary School. 

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While at Park School, Corey returned to Seton Hall University in order to pursue his terminal degree in the field of Education Leadership, Management, and Policy.  In two years, he completed the traditional course of on-campus studies, was for a second time named to the scrolls of the Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society, successfully wrote and defended his dissertation, and earned the title of Doctor of Education. 

Since then, Corey has served the children of Westchester County as the Principal of Roosevelt Elementary School in Ossining, as the Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources in the White Plains City School District, as the Assistant Superintendent for Elementary Curriculum, Instruction, and Supervision in the Yonkers Public Schools, as the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction, and Personnel in the Greenburgh Central School District, and as the Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources and Chief Human Resources Officer for the City School District of New Rochelle.

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Dr. Reynolds is an active Life Member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. in White Plains’ Beta Alpha Alpha Chapter.  He currently serves as the President of the Beta Alpha Alpha Scholarship Foundation and as the Scholarship Committee Chairman.  Previously, he served in the roles of Blood Drive Committee Chair, Social Action Committee Member, as a Board Trustee and as the Board Vice President of the Beta Alpha Alpha Scholarship Foundation, as Assistant Keeper of Records and Seals, and as Chapter Vice Basileus.  Professionally, he has served as an active member of the Lower Hudson Council of School Personnel Administrators and the Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES Curriculum Council, as an Advisory Committee Member of the Center for Educational Leadership and Human Services at the Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES, and as a member of the New York State Association of School Personnel Administrators.  He is currently a member of the American Association of School Administrators, the School Superintendents' Association, the New York State Council of School Superintendents, the Lower Hudson Council of School Superintendents, the Southern Westchester BOCES Chief School Administrators' Association, and the National Association of Black School Educators. Dr. Reynolds has received numerous awards, citations, and proclamations from local, county, and state elected officials.  When asked, Corey states that his proudest achievement was being awarded the "Father of the Year Award" by the City of White Plains Mayor Thomas Roach and the City of White Plains Youth Bureau in 2013.

Dr. Reynolds currently devotes each day to the betterment of scholarship and aids in the development of the leaders of tomorrow as the Superintendent of Schools and Chief Executive Officer of the City School District of New Rochelle.  It is his belief that, “Education is not a profession, it’s a calling.  As an educator, one must take students’ minds beyond their perceived limitations and challenge them to a place of ever higher aspiration because perception, unchallenged, becomes reality.”

A Message from Dr. Corey W. Reynolds

Press Conference Announcement - March 14, 2023