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Mrs. Aviva Kafka
Aviva Kafka is the Superintendent for the Hyde Park Central School District. She has 30 years of experience in the education field, including as an administrator in the following roles: Deputy Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent, Elementary Principal, and Migrant Head Start Regional Coordinator. She has taught in public and private schools, in New York City and San Francisco, and also in a one-room schoolhouse in central New York. She served two terms as the chair of the Mental Hygiene Board of Dutchess County. Aviva Kafka is also a consultant in the area of trauma-informed practices for the Sanctuary Institute and the Center for Trauma Informed Communities. She has published several articles and has presented at regional conferences. She holds a Bachelors of Arts in Fine Arts from Antioch College, a Master’s of Science in Early Childhood Education from Bank Street College, and her School Building and School District certifications from the State University of New York at New Paltz.