Alison Porcelli is currently Interim Principal for the Roaring Brook Elementary School in Chappaqua Central School District. Her experience encompasses teaching primary grades in the Guilderland Central School District and Byram Hills Central School District, serving as a Senior Staff Developer for the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project at Columbia
University, and working as an elementary building administrator in New York City and Chappaqua, NY. In her work as a staff developer and building administrator, Alison served as an instructional coach for many teachers across all subject areas.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Special Education and Psychology, a Master of Science in Teaching Reading, and another master's in Curriculum and Teaching. Alison has also authored and co-authored several books, including: “A Quick Guide to Boosting English
Acquisition through Choice Time” and “Purposeful Play: A Teacher's Guide to Igniting
Deep and Joyful Learning Across the Day.”
“I am looking forward to working alongside of teachers, thinking together and trying out the best approaches to engage all learners,” said Porcelli. “At the district level, I am excited to collaborate with and learn from such a thoughtful group of educators!”