Mr. Schwartz was elected to the Board in 2014. He is a graduate of Amherst College and has an MA degree from Teachers College, Columbia. Schwartz is retired following a 40 year career as a secondary school teacher and administrator, most of it at the Ethical Culture Fieldston School. He was a member of the Dobbs Ferry Board of Education from 1976-1982 and President for one year, and he was a member of the Southern Westchester BOCES Board of Education from 1983-1985. He is at present Vice-Chair of the Westchester-Putnam Working Families Party, Chair of the Children’s Village Community Advisory Committee, a volunteer in the CV In-kind gifts program, and a tutor in the Greenburgh 11 school.
Mr. Schwartz was honored with the Children’s Village’s Legacy of Service Award in 2017. See the Rivertowns Enterprise’s profile of him here.