Patricia Schoenfeld

Director of Student Life 
Patricia came to the American School for the Deaf in 2013. She is responsible for the hiring and support of all employees organization-wide. Her responsibilities include biennial negotiations with the school’s two collective bargaining units. Additionally, she is charged with developing and implementing staffing models to meet state and federal regulations that are both cost effective and flexible. She staffs the ASDs Labor Management Committee, as well as the Board's Human Resources Ad Hoc Committee. Patricia is responsible for researching and selecting the employee health benefits contract and represents ASD at Human Resources-related hearings and investigations.

Prior to her employment at the American School for the Deaf, Patricia was the Director of Human Resources at the Lexington School for the Deaf in New York. She received her BBA Degree from the Iona College Hagan School of Business and has taken graduate courses at Cornell University’s College of Industrial and Labor Relations.
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