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District Administration

District Office
1239 Van Antwerp Road
Niskayuna, NY 12309
(518) 377-4666

Board of Education
Visit the Board of Education webpage
President: Jack Calareso
District Clerk: (518) 377-4666, ext. 50706

Superintendent
Cosimo Tangorra, Jr., Ed.D.
(518) 377-4666, ext. 50706
ctangorra@niskyschools.org

Assistant Superintendent for Instruction
Lauren Gemmill
(518) 377-4666, ext. 50703
lgemmill@niskyschools.org

Director of Business & Finance
Carrie Nyc-Chevrier
(518) 377-4666, ext. 50712
cnyc-chevrier@niskyschools.org

Human Resources
Deborah Marriott, Director of Student & Staff Support Services
(518) 377-4666, ext. 50740
dmarriott@niskyschools.org

Title VII/IX Officer
Deborah Marriott, Director of Student & Staff Support Services
(518) 377-4666, ext. 50740
dmarriott@niskyschools.org

Special Education
Camille Harrelson, Director of Pupil Personnel Services
(518) 382-2525, ext. 50734
charrelson@niskyschools.org

Diversity Relations Coordinator
Matthew Grimes
mgrimes@niskyschools.org

Contact our Schools

Birchwood Elementary School
897 Birchwood Lane, Niskayuna NY 12309
Phone: (518) 344-2910
Fax: (518) 344-5610
Principal Debra Berndt, dberndt@niskyschools.org

Craig Elementary School
2566 Balltown Road, Niskayuna, NY 12309
Phone: (518) 377-0 156
Fax: (518) 377-1075
Principal Bill Anders, wanders@niskyschools.org

Glencliff Elementary School
961 Riverview Road, Rexford, NY 12148
Phone: (518) 399-2323
Fax: (518) 399-4072
Principal Shelley Baldwin-Nye, sbaldwin-nye@niskyschools.org

Hillside Elementary School
1100 Cornelius Ave., Niskayuna, NY 12309
Phone: (518) 377-1856
Fax: (518) 377-1099
Principal Shireen Fasciglione, sfasciglione@niskyschools.org

Rosendale Elementary School
2445 Rosendale Road., Niskayuna, NY 12309
Phone: (518) 377-3123
Fax: (518) 377-1098
Principal Joseph DiCaprio, jdicaprio@niskyschools.org

Van Antwerp Middle School
2253 Story Ave., Niskayuna, NY 12309
Phone: (518) 370-1243
Fax: (518) 370-4610
Principal Luke Rakoczy, lrakoczy@niskyschools.org
Assistant Principal Jessica Sanderson, jsanderson@niskyschools.org

Iroquois
2495 Rosendale Road, Niskayuna, NY 12309
Phone: (518) 377-2233
Fax: (518) 377-0655
Principal Vicki Wyld, vwyld@niskyschools.org
Assistant Principal Jessica Sanderson, jsanderson@niskyschools.org

Niskayuna High School
1626 Balltown Road., Niskayuna NY 12309
Phone: (518) 382-2511
Fax: (518) 382-2539
Principal John Rickert, jrickert@niskyschools.org
Assistant Principal Eva Jones, ejones@niskyschools.org
Assistant Principal Anthony Malizia, amalizia@niskyschools.org

District Departments

Department of Art & Design
Director Kelly Jones
(518) 382-2511, ext. 21738
kjones@niskyschools.org

Department of Athletics, Health and Physical Education
Director Larry Gillooley
(518) 382-2511, ext. 21760
lgillooley@niskyschools.org

English and Library Media Department
Director Jean Winkler
(518) 377-4666, ext. 50751
jwinkler@niskyschools.org

Mathematics Department
Director Bill Wales
(518) 377-4666, ext. 50752
wwales@niskyschools.org

Music Department
Director Eric Hughes
(518) 382-2511, ext. 21711
ehughes@niskyschools.org

Science & Engineering Technology Department
Director Jackie Carrese
(518) 377-4666, ext. 50753
jcarrese@niskyschools.org

Social Studies Department
World Language Department
English as a New Language Department

Director Marie Digirolamo
(518) 377-4666, ext. 50755
mdigirolamo@niskyschools.org

Committee on Special Education
Elizabeth Morphy
CSE Chair, Grades PreK-5
(518) 382-2525, ext. 21736
emorphy@niskyschools.org

Karen Behrman
CSE Chair, Grades 6-12
(518) 382-2525, ext. 50735
kbehrman@niskyschools.org

Transportation Department
Director Bill Garrison
(518) 370-0160
bgarrison@niskyschools.org

Food and Nutrition
Director Jeffrey Bradt
(518) 377-4666, ext. 50730
jbradt@niskyschools.org

Information Technology
District Data Manager Edward Alston III
(518) 377-4666, ext. 21740
ealston3@niskyschools.org

Communications Office
Matt Leon, (518) 377-4666, ext. 50707
mleon@niskyschools.org
Samantha Bloem, (518) 377-4666, ext. 50704
sbloem@niskyschools.org

Operations & Maintenance
Director Anthony Lento
(518) 344-2934
alento@niskyschools.org

Building Use Coordinator (for Athletic Areas)
Susan Frank
(518) 377-4666, ext. 34701
sfrank@niskyschools.org

Continuing Education
Coordinator Pam Ober
(518) 377-4666, ext. 50731
pober@niskyschools.org