Dr. Neill Alleva will take over as the Katonah-Lewisboro School District’s assistant superintendent for human resources on June 21, the district announced. Alleva’s appointment was approved by the school board on Thursday, Feb. 25.

“Dr. Alleva will be a terrific addition to our team and I’m confident he will help in the continual forward progress of our District,” said Superintendent Andrew Selesnick. “My thanks to those colleagues and community members who were an important part of our hiring process.”

Alleva has been the principal of the Mamaroneck Avenue School in the Mamaroneck School District since 2018. He was previously the assistant principal at the same school and, prior to that, spent 15 years as a teacher in the NYC public schools. Alleva earned his doctorate in organizational leadership in education from Northeastern University, his master’s degree in education from St. John’s University, and his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Temple University.

“I am thrilled beyond words to join the Katonah-Lewisboro community and truly look forward to building positive and healthy relationships in all corners of the district,” Alleva said.