Dr. Deborah De Luca spent most of her educational career in the William Floyd School District where she taught Kindergarten, First Grade, and Fourth Grade. She later became an Assistant Principal and Principal of William Floyd Elementary School. Deb moved to the Bellmore Public Schools and served as the Assistant Superintendent. She recently retired from the Rocky Point School District where she worked as the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction, Special Education, and Athletics. For the last 10 years, she has taught educational leadership for the College of St. Rose. Deb’s educational passions and expertise lies in the areas of character education, social/emotional literacy, and in using “systems thinking” to create and nurture learning communities so that the school community can achieve their desired future and vision.