Mount Morris Central Names Greg Bump as Next Superintendent

09 Dec, 2014 - JOSH WILLIAMS

MOUNT MORRIS — The Mount Morris Central School District’s Board of Education announced that they hope to name Greg Bump as the district’s next Superintendent at its meeting on Wednesday, December 10 and will likely start on February 1, 2015.

“I am excited to join the Mount Morris Central School District. I’m impressed with the work the District had done in the areas of curriculum development and data analysis. It is evident that the Board of Education is committed to increasing the academic achievement and educational opportunities of its students. The District has a supportive community, and my wife and I look forward to moving to and raising our two young children in the Mt. Morris area,” Bump said.

Mount Morris Central School is a district with over 500 students and operates on a budget of  $13.8 million. According to the District website the school was first occupied in 1955 with an addition built in 1965.  Renovations were completed in 1979 and 1984.  In the 1987-88 school year, Mount Morris Central School received accreditation by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.  This accreditation was earned for the entire K-12 program.

Bump is currently the Principal of the LaFayette Central Junior-Senior High School where he has served since July of this year. Previously, he served as Principal at the LaFayettte Elementary School, a position he held for five years. Bump has 16 years experience in the educational field.  He served for eight years as the Director of Curriculum and Instruction at Wellsville Central Schools where he supported the district’s curriculum and instructional needs for 1,330 students and 115 teachers.  Bump holds a Bachelor of Arts in Education, History and Economics from SUNY Fredonia and a Master’s of Science in Education Administration from SUNY Brockport.  He holds a New York State School District Administrator Certificate.

David DiPasquale, Mt. Morris Central School District’s Board President stated, “The board is confident that Greg Bump will lead our district as we work together to deliver the best education possible for our students.   Our search process narrowed the field to three excellent candidates.  We value all of the input from our stakeholders and community members.  Our board is committed and proud of our decision.  We are united in making Mt. Morris Central Schools the best district for our students and we feel that we are making the step in hiring Greg.”

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