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Superintendent of Schools: Jeffrey P. Simons, 207-2531
Assistant Superintendent for School Business Finance: Lawrence Edson, Jr., 207-2535
Assistant Superintendent for Personnel & Professional Development: Michele Bowman, 207-2526
Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction: Jim McHugh, 207-2528

Buildings & Grounds: Brian Craft, Supervisor207-2521
Data Processing207-2504
Insurance: Linda Mayville207-2537
Payroll: Cecelia Caska207-2536
Public Information Specialist: Mark Adam207-2532
Section 504 Officer: Helen Squillace207-2060
Accounting and Payroll: Linda Wager, Supervisor207-2534
Special Education Programs and Services: Helen Squillace, Director207-2060
Tax Office: Claudia Shields, Tax Collector207-2542
Title IX Officer: Michele Bowman207-2526
Director of Technology: TBA207-2554
Transportation Department: MaryAnn Belmont, Supervisor477-9288



207-2000 Columbia High School: John Sawchuk, Principal
207-2080 Athletic Office: Michael Leonard, Director of Health, Physical Education, and Athletics
207-2020 Guidance Office
207-2070 Health Office
207-2060 Pupil Personnel Services
207-2461 Goff Middle School: Wayne Grignon, Principal
207-2431 Grade 6
207-2451 Grade 7 and 8
207-2600 Bell Top Elementary School: Martin Mahar, Principal
207-2620 Donald P. Sutherland Elementary School: Jack Alvey, Principal
207-2680 Genet Elementary School: Ana Yeomans, Principal
207-2640 Green Meadow Elementary School: Daniel Garab, Principal
207-2660 Red Mill Elementary School: John Caporta, Principal


Title IX

The Board of Education is committed to providing an educational and working environment that promotes respect, dignity, and equality and that is free from all forms of harassment and hazing. The District will promptly investigate all complaints of hazing and/or harassment, either formal or informal, verbal or written. Complaints should be filed with the principal or Title IX Officer, 29 Englewood Avenue, East Greenbush, New York 12061, Phone 207-2526.



To ensure the safety of our students, it is the policy of the District’s Board of Education that all building visitors must report to the main office of the school they are visiting. The Board defines a visitor as a person not employed by the school district or not enrolled in the school in which he or she is visiting.