Jeffrey F. Sousa is the Superintendent of Schools in New Hartford.  Mr. Sousa has 20 years of experience as an educator. He earned undergraduate degrees in elementary education and Spanish, as well as a master’s degree in school health education at Southern Connecticut State University. He has completed a sixth-year degree in educational leadership and recently earned an advanced official certificate in the superintendent program at Central Connecticut State University. He is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.   Parents and community members in need of assistance may contact Mr. Sousa in the Town Hall at 860-379-8546, extension 103, or by email at sousaj@newhtfd.org.

    Janet Terenzi is the Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent of Schools. Ms. Terenzi assists any prospective applicant with the district's employment process. She works closely with the Superintendent and to support the work of the Superintendent, teachers, and staff. Ms. Terenzi provides several special services to the schools, which include the National School Lunch Program, the Strategic School Profile, monitoring teacher certification, the Public Schools Information System, and many other State of Connecticut reports.  She is most likely to be the person whom parents and others will encounter first when they contact the Central Office with questions. Janet has worked in our district since 2005. She may be reached at 860-379-8546, extension 100, or by email at terenzij@newhtfd.org.
    Gayle DiBella
    Gayle DiBella is the Bookkeeper at the Central Office. Mrs. DiBella works with the Fiscal Services Administrator and the Superintendent of Schools to coordinate and manage a broad range of fiscal services for the New Hartford Public Schools.  Mrs. DiBella performs various accounting tasks, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and reconciliations.  Gayle is also a resident of New Hartford and has worked in the schools since 1999. Gayle may be reached at 860-379-8546, extension 101, or by email at dibellag@newhtfd.org.
    Amy Norton joined the New Hartford's Central Office support staff team in October 2022.  Mrs. Norton is the Fiscal Services Administrative Assistant who works with accounts payable, payroll, and benefits programs for all employees in the district. Mrs. Norton works closely with the Superintendent to develop and monitor the district budget and to track the expenditures incurred throughout the school year.  Mrs. Norton is a resident of New Hartford where she lives with her husband and children. She can be found in Town Hall at 860-379-8546, extension 102, or by email at nortona@newhtfd.org.
    Director of Student Services
    Janine Cimmino
    Janine Cimmino is the Administrative Assistant for Student Services and Special Education  in New Hartford.  Mrs. Cimmino assists in all administrative aspects of Special Education for the Director of Student Services.  She is responsible for a broad range of services, such as setting up PPTS, 504's and programs for Preschool and Summer School.  She is also responsible for Special Education reporting to the State.  Janine is a resident of New Hartford and  has worked in our schools for over 25 years.  Janine may be reached at 860-379-1653 or cimminoj@newhtfd.org
    Linda Fitzgerald  
    Linda Fitzgerald is the Data Manager for New Hartford Public Schools.  Mrs. Fitzgerald maintains the critical functions of the District's data management system and ensures the district-wide integration of all data within the New Hartford Public Schools.  Linda administers and controls all data resources used by the district.  Linda has worked in our schools for over 20 years.  Linda may be reached at 860-379-0713 ext 112 or by email at fitzgeraldl@newhtfd.org.
    Paul Carmen has over twenty years of experience in information technology and technical systems' support. Mr. Carmen was born in Massachusetts and has been living in Connecticut for the past fifteen years where he was previously employed by Education Connection as a Field Service Technician. He brings to our district much-needed expertise in computer and network support. Mr. Carmen may be reached at Antolini School at 860-489-4169 or by email at carmenp@newhtfd.org.
Last Modified on January 11, 2023