Leonard Pugliese

Leonard Pugliese

Leonard P. Pugliese is the Secretary-Treasure for AFSA. He served as the president of the City Association of Supervisors and Administrators (CASA), AFSA Local 20, from 1997 to 2012 and currently serves as its Executive Director.

Dr. Pugliese chairs both the GEB’s Policy and Rules committees and serves on several other committees. He is president of the New Jersey State Federation of School Administrators.

A lifelong resident of Newark, New Jersey, and educated in its public schools, he has served the Newark Public Schools system in many capacities including elementary school teacher, high school mathematics teacher, vice principal, and principal.

He currently is a professor in the Graduate School of Education at Montclair State University, working with teachers who are pursuing careers in educational administration and supervision.