Board Of Education

Rocco F. Orso (R)
Phone: (203) 509-1840

Term: 12/01/19 - 11/30/23

234 Harwood Road, 06706

Commissioner Rocco Orso is serving his first term on the Board of Education. Orso is currently the Chairman of the Finance Committee and is also on the School Personnel, Curriculum and Building and School Facilities Committees. Orso is a graduate of Waterbury Public Schools and graduated from Western Connecticut State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics.

Currently retired, Orso worked as the City of Waterbury’s Purchasing Director for 24 years and, prior to that, at Anamet for 20 years. He is on the Board of Directors for Brass City Harvest and our Lady of Mount Carmel School and also a member of the Knights of Columbus. Orso is a lifelong resident of Waterbury. He and his wife, Joyce, a retired teacher, have one daughter and son-in-law. 

Waterbury Public Schools
236 Grand Street
Waterbury, CT 06702
Phone: (203) 574-8000

Fax: (203) 574-8010