Karl O’Leary Begins as Principal in Smith School

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Karl O'Leary in his officeKarl O’Leary has joined the staff at TST BOCES to serve as principal of exceptional education in Smith School.

Originally from Long Island, Karl studied secondary education and English at SUNY Oneonta, where he received his bachelor’s degree. He went on to receive his doctorate from Stony Brook University, studying liberal arts and English.

Before beginning his current position at Smith School, Karl worked as a 6-12 principal at the Delaware Academy School District in Delhi, NY. He was looking to relocate to the Ithaca area with his family, making this position a great opportunity.

Karl is excited to be a part of the faculty at TST BOCES. “It is wonderful to see the passion in action that the staff has toward the overall development of the students,” he said.