Heath Chasanov has been the Superintendent of the Woodbridge School District since August, 2012. He served as the Assistant Superintendent of the district since August, 2003. Heath has been very active with Delaware professional organization and has served as President of the Delaware Association of State Personnel Directors (DASPA) as well as the Delaware Association of School Administrators (DASA). For the 2017-18 school year Heath will be the President of the Chief School Officers Association. He has served on a variety of statewide committees as well including the Professional Standards Board (PSB), the Academic Framework Working Group (AFWG), the Vision Coalition Leadership Team, REL Mid-Atlantic Governing Board, the Education Funding Improvement Commission, the Financial Literacy Task Force, the Youth Re-entry Education Task Force, the Delaware Teacher Hiring Task Force, and the School District Finance Work Group. Prior to his current position at Woodbridge, Heath served as the Administrative Assistant, Admissions/Federal Programs Director, and Business Education teacher for the POLYTECH School District, and as a Business Manager for the Laurel School District. He has his undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Delaware and is currently enrolled in the UD doctoral program for Educational Leadership. Heath is a 1987 graduate of Woodbridge High School.
Heath is married to his high school sweetheart, Caryn Brown Chasanov (Woodbridge ’88), and they have three children together Carleigh, Conner and Carter.
Derek V. Prillaman
302-337-7990, Ext. 202
Derek Prillaman was appointed the Assistant Superintendent on July 1, 2017. Prior to Derek’s arrival to the Woodbridge School District, he held educational titles at various instructional levels in the Smyrna School District and the Caesar Rodney School District. Such roles included high school teacher and coach, high school assistant principal, middle school assistant principal, intermediate school principal, middle school principal, supervisor of curriculum and instruction, and assistant to the superintendent.
Derek earned his undergraduate degree from West Chester University in 1992 and his Master’s Degree from Wilmington University in 1998.
Throughout Derek’s 25 year career as an educator, he has also been an active member in the community serving as a youth recreational coach for many clubs and organizations.
Derek and his wife, Sandy, are the proud parents of four daughters - Taylor, Alexis, Haley, and Jessie.
Dr. Donna Hall
Director of Curriculum and Instruction
Dr. Donna Hall has served as the Director of Curriculum and Instruction in the Woodbridge School District since November 2011. As part of Dr. Hall’s duties, she is responsible for maintaining updated and aligned curriculum resources for all content area teachers to utilize with Pre-K through grade 12 students. She is also responsible for planning and providing professional development and teacher training throughout the school year. Other areas of responsibility include the oversight of curriculum work of four other content area instructional specialists in ELA, Math, Science, and Technology and two PLC Leads -RTI Coordinators. Donna’s work area includes being in charge of School Improvement Planning, RTI Programs (Response to Intervention), district-wide PLC’s, Comprehensive Induction Program for new teachers, Title 1, Title II, Perkins/ CTE (Career and Technical) Programs, and Professional Development through coordination in the Consolidated Grant process. One large area of responsibility has been to manage the Race to the Top Grant and district-wide RTTT initiatives. These initiatives have encompassed school and district-wide activities on academics, utilizing data, staff recruitment, professional development and parent and community involvement.
Prior to her current position in WSD, Donna worked in the Milford School District as a Supervisor of Academics and Instruction, and as a Principal, Assistant Principal, and High School Biology and Chemistry Teacher in the Indian River School District. Donna has her undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland College Park, master’s degree from Salisbury State University and her doctorate degree in Educational Leadership from Wilmington University.
Dr. Michele Marinucci
Director of Student Services
Dr. Michele Marinucci has served as the Director of Student Services for the Woodbridge School District since August 2011. As part of Michele’s duties she is in charge of Special Education, District Assessments, McKinney Vento, Homebound Services, Consolidated Application, ESL/ELL, Migrant, PreK Program and Employee Daycare, Summer School and Extra Time, School Counselors, Related Services, PBS, IST, Data Systems (including eSchool, IMS, and IEPPlus), and co-chair of the District Calendar Committee. Prior to her current position at Woodbridge, Michele served as the Section 504 and Special Education Coordinator for Phillis Wheatley Middle School with the Woodbridge School District, as a Statewide Training Administrator for the State of Delaware’s Office of Management and Budget, and as a special education teacher for Milford and Capital School Districts. She has her undergraduate degree from Delaware State University, Master's degree from Wilmington University, and her Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership from Wilmington University.