A Message From the Superintendent
The Pine Valley Central School District Board of Education is pleased to announce the appointment of David Kurzawa as the district’s Interim Superintendent effective August 1, 2014. He will serve while the Board conducts a search for a Superintendent of Schools to replace Peter Morgante, who retired from the position effective July 31, 2014.
Mr. Kurzawa is a retired Superintendent of Schools having served in that capacity at the Pioneer Central School District for 12 years. Prior to that, he served as Pioneer’s Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Finance and Personnel for nine years and K-12 Building/High School Principal at Ripley Central School for six years. He has held numerous interim superintendent positions since his retirement.
Mr. Kurzawa has three children and two step-children, plus six grandchildren. He and his wife Marilyn reside in Hanford Bay near Silver Creek. He is president of the board of directors of Chautauqua Area Habitat for Humanity and is the coordinator and project manager for house construction in Northern Chautauqua County Habitat. In his free time, he enjoys traveling to visit new places and to see his children and grandchildren.
"I am looking forward to meeting students, staff and community members during my interim superintendency at Pine Valley to learn first hand what makes this an excellent school district. Together we will work to prepare the path for a new superintendent."
Community residents who have questions or would like to discuss school issues with Mr. Kurzawa are welcome to email him at firstname.lastname@example.org or call him at 988-3293 ext. 3399.