Smithtown School District Superintendent Anthony Annunziato announced his resignation at the board of education meeting on Tuesday evening and said he will be joining St. John's University as a professor.
Annunziato, who has been with the district just over one year and has had a 28-year career in education, read a letter announcing his intentions.
From Kings Park: Supe: State Tests Implemented Too Quickly
While results for state test scores indicate in Kings Park and for the state, a sharp decline, Kings Park Superintendent Susan Agruso said the results do not represent the proficiency of its students.
From Hauppauge: Hauppauge Takes a Dive in State Test Scores
After New York State education officials released test scores suggesting that Hauppauge students were significantly less proficient in math and English that previously thought, school administrators said that the scores no not reflect a decline in teaching or learning.