Long Beach Schools Appoint Interim Guidance Coordinator 6-12

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The Long Beach Public Schools have appointed Dr. Benedict Baglio as Interim Guidance Coordinator 6-12. Dr. Baglio comes to the district with more than three decades of experience in school guidance services as well as other areas.
Dr. Baglio most recently served as Interim Director of Guidance in the Brentwood Schools, prior to which he was a Consultant for Guidance Services for the Bellmore-Merrick Schools and Cold Spring Harbor Schools.

Earlier in his career, Dr. Baglio held a number of administrative titles as a director in the Patchogue-Medford Schools. He was K-12 Director of Guidance and Health Services for eight years; K-12 Director of Guidance Services, Psychologists and Social Workers, Drug & Alcohol Prevention Services for eight years; and K-12 Director of Guidance Services, Business Education, Gifted and Talented Education, ESL, VATEA Grant Application and Administration, Part 154/Title III Grant Application and Administration for five years.

Dr. Baglio holds a Doctor of Education Degree from Hofstra University, a Professional Degree and Master of Science Degree from C.W. Post of Long Island University and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Adelphi University. He is strongly involved with the College Board and serves as a member of several panels and committees, including the Board of Trustees. He is also a past recipient of the Middle States Region Bernie Ireland Award for Excellence in Counseling and College Admissions.

In addition to his roles in public schools, Dr. Baglio works as an adjunct professor and an author. He has also published two books.