• Dr. Sam Gergos

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about Dr. Sam Gergis

  • Dr. Sam Gergis currently serves as the Assistant Superintendent for Business at Sayville Public Schools, a position he has held since September 2021. In this capacity, Dr. Gergis oversees all the Business Office functions, including: the district’s annual budget and daily operations, supervision of purchasing, insurance, payroll; related Board of Education policies, technology, financial awareness and advocacy, auditing, maintenance of district finances, as well as the district’s food service, school security, technology and facilities operations, funding of instructional-program changes, various long-term borrowing initiatives, reorganization of spending codes and expenditures, and implementing financial, building and health-related protocols recognized by various New York State agencies. Previously, Dr. Gergis served as the Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources at Eastern Suffolk BOCES, after his tenure as the Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Management Services at the South Country Central School District and Assistant Superintendent for Business at the Huntington Union Free School District. Dr. Gergis started his administrative career in June 2008 as the Assistant Business Administrator in Plainview-Old Bethpage.

    Dr. Gergis earned an undergraduate degree in economics at Boston University in 2001; a Master of Arts degree in foundations of education at 2006, a Certificate of Advanced Study in School District Business Leadership in 2008, a Certificate of Advanced Study in School District Leadership in 2018, and received his doctorate in 2016, all at Hofstra University. In addition, Dr. Gergis completed the “Leadership: An Evolving Vision” program at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education in 2013. He also holds a certificate in curriculum management and evaluation from Hofstra University.

    Prior to his career in education, Dr. Gergis was employed by Amerada Hess Corp. After graduating from Boston University, Dr. Gergis worked as a commodities analyst from July 2001 to April 2003 and was a financial analyst/controller at Morgan Stanley from April 2003 to April 2004. Dr. Gergis was also the assistant dean of undergraduate admissions and advisement at Hofstra University from September 2004 to May 2008.

    As he continues to focus on the initiatives already underway that benefit our Sayville students, particularly capital and technological projects, Dr. Gergis feels: “It is my vision that the District will be in an excellent position for delivering instruction via the 21st century classroom model, while providing the fiscal and capital resources that support education in our ever-changing environments.”