Mr. Patrick Brady is superintendent of the Potsdam Central School District (2005—Present).  He holds a B.A. in History and Masters of Science degree in Secondary Social Studies Education from SUNY Potsdam.  He also earned a Masters in Eeducational Administration from St. Lawrence University.  Mr. Brady taught high school social studies at Potsdam Central School for 12 years and was an advisor to several extracurricular organizations: Speech & Debate Team founder and coach; Voice of Democracy; School Newspaper; Yearbook; Mock Trial; and Whiz Quiz.  Mr. Brady was a summer school teacher for the Massena Central School District before becoming its principal in 2000.  He served as assistant principal at Massena High School from 2000-2002 and principal at J. William Leary Junior High in Massena from 2002-2005.  For eight years, Mr. Brady was the town supervisor of Potsdam (1996-2003) and served 11 years total on the Potsdam Town Council.  He resides in Potsdam with his wife Kelley and two of his five children—Connor & Jack.  Three daughters have graduated and are pursuing careers through college and the military.

Community/Professional  Service

Member Norwood Lake Regatta Committee Member
Vice-President Norwood Lake Association
Member of Massena Lion’s Club
Member of Potsdam Lion’s Club
Member of Town of Potsdam Bicentennial Committee
Member of the Alliance for Municipal Power
Member of Baldwin Acres Board of Directors (Senior Citizen Housing)
Volunteer at Norwood Recycling Center
Committee Member for Town of Potsdam Election District 11
St. Lawrence County STAR Advisory Board Member
Chairman of local Council of School Superintendents











Member of Potsdam Rotary Club
Member of the Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM) Advisory Board
Member of the Teacher Education Advisory Council (TEAC)


Outstanding Service Award—Norwood Lake Association
Leadership Through Service Award—SUNY Potsdam                                                     
Outstanding Administrator—SUNY Potsdam                                                                    
Silas Wright Award—St. Lawrence County Democratic Committee                                  
President’s Award--Massena Lion’s Club