• Welcome to the Hewlett-Woodmere Public School District Professional Development Team (PDT) web page. The District is committed to providing rich experiences for our staff to strengthen their pedagogical practice in order to enhance the learning experiences all children are afforded in HWPS. PDC meetings are held throughout the year to provide member liasions from each building to be reflective about the types of professional development offered.



    John Hogan

    Interim Deputy Superintendent

    Brian Terry, Ed.D.

    P-12 Science Chairperson

    Amanda Kavanagh

    Director of Instructional and Administrative Technology

    Michele Hochhauser

    P-12 English Language Arts Chairperson

    Geraldine DeCarolo

    Interim Principal, HHS 

    Al Bauer, Ed.D.

    Principal, WMS

    Dina Anzalone, Ed.D.

    Principal, OES

    Colleen O'Hara, Ed.D. 

    Principal, HES

    Lorraine Smyth, Ed.D.

    Principal, FECC 

    Robert Machado

    Chairperson of Business Education

    Ric Stark 

    Teacher, HHS, President of HWFA

    Shana Milillo

    PTA Representative 

    Rosemarie Abrignani

    Teacher, HHS 

    Caryn Bachar

    Teacher, OES

    Amy Bravo

    Teacher, FECC

    Megan Kearney

    Teacher, OES 

    Linda McQuillan

    Teacher, FECC 

    Diane Schneider

    Teacher, FECC 

    Christina Wamboldt

    Teacher, FECC 

    Beth Wagner

    Teacher, HHS 

    Jennifer Winn

    Teacher, FECC

    Francine Krieger

    Teacher, FECC

    The HWPS 2022-2023 Professional Development Plan is a blueprint for excellence in teaching and learning as a continuously evolving process. 


    The Professional Development Team meets quarterly during each school year to review and revise the Professional Development Plan, as needed, for recommendation to the Board of Education.