Dr. Michael Hynes, Superintendent Patchogue-Medford School District has served as the superintendent of the Patchogue-Medford District since 2014.  Dr. Hynes received his PhD from Dowling College where he graduated with honors. A tireless organizer and participant, Dr. Hynes work and contributions to the challenges facing public education has earned Dr. Hynes the 2014 recipient of the ‘Friends of Education Award’.  Dr. Hynes is a member of the NY State Council of School Superintendents and was recently recognized as a member of the  American Association of School Superintendents 2015-1026 Leadership Council.