Mark Mastroianni, Hampden County District Attorney, and Daniel J. Warwick, Springfield Superintendent of Schools, have been named to the board of trustees at American International College.
The announcement was made recently by AIC president Vince M. Maniaci.
Mastroianni, a Westfield resident, received his bachelor's degree from AIC and his juris doctorate from Western New England College. He was admitted to the Massachusetts State Bar in 1990 and the United States District Court of Massachusetts in 1991.
Mastroianni served as an Assistant District Attorney from 1990-1995, where he prosecuted cases and supervised District Court staff attorneys on matters of law, trial technique and sentencing, authorized increases or reductions in charges, implemented and maintained office policies and procedures.
Prior to his election as District Attorney in 2011, Mastroianni was in private practice, where he provided constitutionally mandated defense for wide variety of criminal cases in the Superior court, all District courts in the county and Federal court.
Warwick, a lifelong Springfield resident, holds a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies from American International College, a masterís degree in education from American International College, a bachelorís degree in education from Westfield State University and fellowships for Advanced Educational Learning from Harvard University, the University of Pittsburgh and American International College.
Appointed Superintendent in 2012,Warwick began his career with Springfield Public Schools nearly 40 years ago and has a wealth of experience as a teacher, principal and administrator.
As Superintendent of Springfield Public Schools, Warwick oversees every aspect of the District, which encompasses about 26,000 students, approximately 4,000 employees, 52 schools (including eight alternative schools) and an annual operating budget of more than $400 million.
Prior to his appointment as Superintendent, Warwick served as Deputy Superintendent for more than a year. During that time, he managed the districtís budgeting team and successfully led contract negotiations with the districtís bargaining unions. Warwick also spearheaded the redesign of the districtís state-designated lowest performing schools, resulting in drastic student achievement improvements.