Contact Us

The Office of the Superintendent ~ Catholic School Support Services
310 Prospect Park West
Brooklyn, New York, 11215
Phone: 718-965-7300
Fax: 718-965-7353

Please note that the Diocese of Brooklyn encompasses only the areas of Brooklyn and Queens. If you would like to reach the Office of the Superintendent in the Archdiocese of New York – Bronx, Dutchess, Manhattan, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Staten Island (Richmond), Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester – click here. Or, for Long Island, click here.

Since most programs and policies differ school by school, information is often best obtained by contacting the school itself. School directories can be found here.  To submit an online inquiry to the Office of the Superintendent in the Diocese of Brooklyn, please complete this form.  For a list of staff members and their extensions, scroll down.

Staff List
Most Reverend James Massa
Vicar for Catholic Education
Auxiliary Bishop of Brooklyn
(718) 965-7300 Ext. 5226

Thomas Chadzutko, Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools
(718) 965-7300 Ext. 5419

Brother Ralph Darmento, FSC
Deputy Superintendent of Schools
(718) 965-7300 Ext. 5426

Elizabeth Frangella, Ed.D
Associate Superintendent for Curriculum
(718) 965-7300 Ext. 2218

Mrs. Joan McMaster
Associate Superintendent for Principal and Teacher Personnel
(718) 965-7300 Ext. 2224

Mrs. Diane Phelan
Associate Superintendent for Evaluation of Programs and Students
(718) 965-7300 Ext. 5421

Mrs. Roxanna De Pena-Elder
District Superintendent for Brooklyn
718-965-7300 Ext. 1005

Mrs. Janet Heed
District Superintendent for Queens East
718-965-7300 Ext. 1005

Mr. Michael LaForgia
District Superintendent for Queens West
718-965-7300 Ext. 1005

Mrs. Barbara McArdle
Assistant Superintendent for Catholic Identity
(718) 965-7300 Ext. 5427

Mrs. Maria Viesta
Assistant Superintendent for Academy Governance
(718) 965-7300 Ext. 5424

Mrs. Joanne Dreiss
Assistant Superintendent for Pre-K for All
(718) 965-7300 Ext. 5422

Mr. Michael Greiner
Coordinator of Educational Technology and Data
(718) 965-7300 Ext. 5557

Ms. Briana Podlovits
Marketing Specialist
(718) 965-7300 Ext. 1022

Ms. Yinet Liriano
Executive Assistant to the Superintendent
(718) 965-7300 Ext. 5431

Ms. Jacqueline Viesta
Assistant to the Superintendent
(718) 965-7300 Ext. 5425

Kelly Gonzalez
Administrative Assistant
(718)965-7300 Ext. 1005

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