New Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction is Announced

Headshot of Stacey Eger-ConverseOn March 1, 2023, Stacey Eger-Converse was appointed by the Board of Education to the position of Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction starting on July 1, 2023. She will fill the position left vacant by Brian Kesel’s retirement later this year after his many years of service at West Genesee.

Eger-Converse is currently the Assistant Superintendent for Instruction and Chief Diversity Officer in the Watertown City School District where she has served for six years. Prior to that time she was a Building Principal in the Central Square Central School District, Supervisor of Professional & Program Development, and Curriculum Coordinator/Instructional Programs Support during her time with Jefferson-Lewis BOCES. In the classroom, she was an English teacher in the Lowville Central School District and a Psychology teacher at the Dominican Academy in New York City.

She earned her Bachelor of Arts as a Communications Major and Psychology Minor and Master of Science in Education, Educational Psychology from Fordham University, while she held the role of Assistant Director of Student Activities. She has a Master of Arts in Teaching English Education from SUNY New Paltz and a Certificate of Advanced Study Educational Administration from SUNY Oswego. She is currently working towards a Doctorate in Education at the University of North Dakota.

Eger-Converse holds certifications as School District Leader, School Building Leader, and English 7-11, as well as certifications to coach Cross Country, Track and Field, and Basketball. She has been actively publishing and presenting in educational settings and finds time to volunteer and engage in community service.

Superintendent Bills shared, “Her experience, knowledge, passion for students, supportive work with staff, strong communication and organizational skills were noted strengths through the interview process. We are so pleased that she will soon be joining us in West Genesee.”

On a personal note, Stacey followed in the footsteps of her mom, who was a teacher for 37 years. Stacey and her husband Steve live in the North Syracuse Central School District with their children Jackson (15), Riley (13), Eliza (7), and Gavin (5 months). She loves to run, read pretty much anything, and travel.