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Richard Nash Suprina, American Educational administrator ( education)educational administrator. Recipient Jenkins Memorial award New York State Parent-Teachers Association, 1980; Rockefeller grantee, 1977; Kettering Foundation the International Development & Education Award fellow, 1982, 85; named School Administrator of Year, New York State Association Foreign Language Teachers, 1980.


Suprina, Richard Nash was born on May 16, 1935 in Far Rockaway, New York, United States. Son of Frank Joseph and May Belle (Leder) Suprina.


Bachelor of Science, State University of New York, Cortland, 1957. Master of Science, Hofstra University, 1960. Doctor of Education, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1987.


Teacher, Valley Stream(New York) Central School District, 1958-1962. Guidance counselor Jericho (New York) Public Schools, 1962-1968. Assistant principal Harborfields Central School District, Greenlawn, New York, 1968-1971.

Principal high school, Hauppauge, New York, 1971-1980. Assistant superintendent for administration and curriculum Deer Park (New York) Public Schools,1980-1982. Superintendent schools Riverhead Central School District (New York), 1983-1991, West Orange Public Schools, New Jersey, 1991^.

Adjunct Professor Long Island U. Southampton College Campus and Dowling College, 1987^. Participant White House Conference onYouth, 1979. Representative New York State Section XI Council, 1981^.

Chairman Suffolk County Committee to Eliminate Waste and Duplication in Government, 1989.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Participant White House Conference Youth, 1979. Representative New York State Section XI Council, since 1981. Chairman Suffolk County Committee Eliminate Waste and Duplication Government, 1989.

Member of Suffolk Chamber of Commerce (Man of Year 1988), School Superintendents, Chief School Officers Assn (president Suffolk County chapter 1988-1989), New York State Council, American Association School Administrators, National Association Secondary School Principals, Association Supervision and Curriculum Development.


Married Barbara Ann Grande, July 7, 1957. Children: Darren, Todd, Jill.

Frank Joseph Suprina

May Belle (Leder) Suprina

Barbara Ann Grande

Darren Suprina

Todd Suprina

Jill Suprina