Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Michael J. Deegan is pleased to announce Mr. Anthony Biscione has been appointed the regional superintendent of Manhattan schools in the Archdiocese of New York, effective July 1, 2021. Mr. Biscione (shown above with Catholic Schools colleagues Linda Dougherty and Joanne Walsh) has served the region as interim superintendent since June of 2020, leading the schools through a successful reopening and safe in-person instruction during the COVID-19 crisis. >Click here to view the full announcement

Anthony Biscione holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications and a Master of Science in education, administration and supervision, both from Fordham University, where he has also studied doctoral courses in Church leadership.

Mr. Biscione has devoted his entire career to Catholic education. Following his first eight years as a teacher at St. Mary School in Long Island City, Mr. Biscione made his first move into administration as principal of Most Precious Blood School, also in Long Island City. In 2004, Mr. Biscione was named associate superintendent of schools for curriculum in the Diocese of Brooklyn. Soon thereafter, he became deputy superintendent and then senior deputy in Brooklyn, working in collaboration with the staff of the Office of the Superintendent for Catholic School Support Services. Mr. Biscione then went on to the Diocese of Rockville Center as assistant superintendent for curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Since 2019, Mr. Biscione has been with the Archdiocese of New York as a concentrated coaching specialist with Catapult Learning in the Northeast Bronx.

Superintendent Deegan is grateful to have a professional educator of Anthony Biscione’s caliber permanently in this position. With this announcement, the Manhattan Region will move forward with long-term, effective servant-leadership to further enhance Catholic education in New York City.