MALONE — The Franklin-Essex-Hamilton Board of Cooperative Educational Services Board of Education has narrowed the search for its new district superintendent to two finalists.

Joseph E. Englebert will interview with stakeholder and community groups on Tuesday, Oct. 15 and Dale L. Breault Jr.'s interviews will take place Thursday, Oct. 17, according to a State Education Department press release.

The community sessions will take place at 6 p.m. each evening at the Franklin-Essex-Hamilton BOCES located at 23 Husky Lane in Malone.

The two will provide 25-minute presentations before participating in a question and answer session.

Englebert holds a bachelor of science degree in history from St. John Fisher College and received his school district administrator certification from Canisius College.

He began his education career in 1999 at St. Anthony School in Batavia, where he taught students in fifth through eighth grades social studies, science and health, the release said.

From July 2008 to June 2013, he was junior/senior high school principal at Le Roy Central School District in western New York.

He then came on as superintendent of schools for Warsaw Central School District in July 2013 and remains in that position.

Breault holds a master's degree in school music education from SUNY Potsdam/Crane School of Music and received his school district administrator certification from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

He started his career as a vocal/general music teacher at Chateaugay Central School District in 1995, the release said.

Then, from August 2008 to July 2013, he served as the district's superintendent of schools, business manager and CIO.

From July 2013 to August 2014, he was assistant director for the Northeastern Regional Information Center at Capital Region BOCES.

He assumed the directorship in 2014, the release said.

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