Superintendent of Schools
About Dr. Farrelly, Superintendent of Schools
Dr. Yiendhy Farrelly received a Bachelor of Science in elementary and secondary special education from LIU Post and a Master of Science in teaching English as a second language at Queens College. In addition, she received her professional degree in school and district administration from the College of Saint Rose and her doctorate in teaching and learning from Hofstra University. She previously served as president of the Long Island Personnel Association and Suffolk County School Superintendent's Association (SCSSA). She now continues to serve as the association's past president.
Dr. Farrelly has served the West Babylon UFSD since 2006, first as Director of Student Services followed by her appointment in 2009 as Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources. She has continued to serve the West Babylon UFSD as Superintendent of Schools since the 2014-15 school year. She came to the district from the Valley Stream Central High School District, where she served as a grade 7-12 special education teacher, district CSE chairperson, head of Memorial Junior High School’s special education department and principal of Valley Stream CHSD’s summer program.
On a personal note, Dr. Farrelly is fluent in Spanish. Her initiatives are focused on social-emotional learning, personal, professional, and organizational growth. She has two amazing daughters, Taylor and Shayla. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and participating in yoga and aerobic classes. She also loves to visit museums, read books, watch movies and attend school district events with her family.