Associate Alan Pole of Castallo & Silky LLC has been invited by the Maine-Endwell Central School District Board of Education to conduct an enrollment study for the district. The study commenced in June
2018 and will continue through the summer and into the fall.
The Red Creek Central School District (N.Y.) Board of Education has invited Castallo & Silky LLC to assist it in
finding a new Superintendent of Schools. Mr. David Sholes has served the district in this capacity for many years and
announced his retirement effective January 4, 2019. Red Creek is an outstanding district on Lake Ontario in Wayne County.
The search will be conducted in the summer and fall of 2018. Application deadline for those interested is August 7,
2018. Dr. Bill Silky will be leading the search and assisted by Associate Dr. Suzanne Gilmour. The vacancy notice
and application are available on our website here.
The Delaware-Chenango-Madsion-Otsego (DCMO) BOCES in Norwich, New York has asked Castallo & Silky LLC to conduct an assessment of its management
service programs and administrative systems. Associate Deb Ayers will lead the study for Castallo & Silky
LLC. The study will be conducted from June through September 2018.
The Arkport and Canaseraga Central School Districts (NY) have again invited Castallo & Silky LLC to study
the possibility of the districts merging into one. In this most recent study invovling the two districts, this is a
study in which Arkport would annex Canaseraga. Castallo & Silky LLC has conducted similar
studies in the past involving these two school districts. The study is being completed in spring and early summer 2018.
Bill Silky, Alan Pole and Deb Ayers (a new associate) are conducting this effort.
The Board of Education in West Valley Central School District (N.Y.) has appointed Castallo & Silky LLC as its consultant for a Pre-Merger Study involving the district
and two other area school districts. Associates Suzanne Gilmour and Steve Bocciolatt are working with Bill Silky during
the late fall 2017 and spring 2018 to complete this study.
The Massena Central School District (N.Y.) has asked Castallo & Silky LLC to conduct a study of its grade level and building configuration.
Associates Jessica Cohen and Alan Pole will lead the study for Castallo & Silky LLC. The study
is to be conducted during the 2017-18 school year and is a follow-up to a building consolidation study the district had completed
The Oneida City School District has invited Castallo & Silky LLC to conduct a grade organization and facility study for the district.
This study will be led by associates Alan Pole and Jessica Cohen and has begun in May with an expected completion date of
around June 1, 2018.
Elizabethtown-Lewis and Westport Central School Districts have invited Castallo & Silky LLC to do a merger feasibility
study of the two districts. The boards of these two districts reached their decisions following a pre-merger study that
Castallo & Silky LLC completed last year. The pre-merger study found that these two districts of
the three involved in the pre-merger study made the most sense to take it to a full study. Bill Silky and Alan Pole
are the two associates assigned to this project. The study is anticipated to be completed around May 1, 2018.