Dr. Alex Marrero
Director - REGION 6 NORTHEAST
East Ramapo Central School District
Spring Valley, New York
(Term expires 10/21)
Alex earned his Bachelor of Science from Fordham University with a major in Business Administration, Dual Concentrations in Finance and Management, Dual Minors in Economics and Spanish and a specialization in International Business. He then earned a Master’s Degree and three Professional Diplomas from Manhattan College in Counseling, School Building Leadership, and Advanced District Leadership. Alex was the recipient of the Outstanding Student Award from the inaugural cohort of doctoral candidates in Educational Leadership from the Sage Colleges. Alex’s dissertation: Dominican Parents Involvement in Children’s College Aspirations and Achievement Motivation was published in November 2015.
Alex has been part of many Educational Leadership Programs, including the Urban School Leadership Program at Harvard University, the Urban Education Leaders Collaborative at Columbia University’s Teachers College, The Center for Creative Leadership, The Executive Leadership Academy and was a fhi360 and a Middle Start Leadership Fellow. During the summer of 2015, Alex was invited by the Brazilian Consulate to deliver workshops to their principals and superintendents in Sao Paolo, Rio De Janiero, and El Salvador, Bahia. In 2016, he was honored as the Outstanding Administrator at the 15th Annual Scholarship Gala for the Latino Caucus of the Council of School Supervisors and Administrators (CSA) and inducted into the New York Academy of Public Education. In 2017, he was the recipient of the Leadership and Excellence in Education Award at the 17th Annual Scholarship Gala of the Association of Dominican-American Supervisors and Administrators (ADASA). In 2018 he was recognized as the Latino Administrator of the Year by the Association for Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS).
As a Principal in the Bronx, NY, he moved the school from a Local Assistance Plan to a School in Good Standing while serving on the CSA Executive Board, representing Middle School principals across the city of New York. Alex has also become one of the adjunct professors for Doctoral studies at the Sage Colleges and for the School Building and District Leadership programs at Manhattan College. He also sits on the Advisory Board for both the Sage Colleges and Manhattan College. Alex is also a Learning Facilitator for the Certificate in Advanced Education Leadership program, based on the groundbreaking Doctor of Education Leadership program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Alex is currently an Assistant Superintendent for the East Ramapo Central School District and serves as an Executive Board member of the New York State Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (NYS ALAS).