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Grandma Diane BuyerThe East Greenbush Board of Education welcomes and encourages community members to volunteer in District schools. There are numerous opportunities for people to volunteer during the school day and in the afternoons and evenings.


Individual Schools

There are numerous opportunities to volunteer in individual schools or for individual departments. For information on volunteer opportunities at specific schools or departments contact:

Columbia John Sawchuk, Principal 518-207-2000
Goff Wayne Grignon, Principal 518-207-2430
Bell Top James McHugh, Principal 518-207-2600
Genet Ana Yeomans, Principal 518-207-2680
Green Meadow Dan Garab, Principal 518-207-2640
DPS Jack Alvey, Principal 518-207-2620
Red Mill John Caporta, Principal 518-207-2660
Athletic Department Michael Leonard, Director 518-207-2081
Music Department Scott Halliday, Director 518-207-2000
Districtwide Jeffrey P. Simons, Superintendent 518-207-2531


Seniors Teaching and Reaching Students (STARS)

The STARS program is open to individuals age 55 and older. No teaching experience is required. The program draws upon the knowledge and experience of retirees to enrich the lives of students by promoting academic success while fostering intergenerational contact.

To volunteer contact: STARS Chairman Bob Smith at 477-5930.


PTO (Parent Teacher Organization)

Each school building has a parent teacher organization. These organizations sponsor school events and programs through volunteer efforts of parents. To volunteer with a building PTO contact:

Columbia Alex DeMarco, President
Goff Pat Hughes, Co-President

Debbie Mann, Co-President

Bell Top Dana Figgs, Co-President

Lisa Mingle, Co-President

Genet Susan Pagones, Co-President

Jill Tedford, Co-President
Green Meadow Jen Cuttler, President
DPS Mary Ellen Brown, Co-President

Stacie McCaffrey, Co-President
Red Mill Jessica Devoe, President



The District benefits from numerous committees and organizations dedicated to providing students with a well-rounded high quality educational experience. To volunteer for these organizations and committees contact:

Education Committee Dr. Lynne Pampel, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction 518-207-2528
Budget Review and Advisory Committee (BRAC) Lawrence Edson, Jr., Assistant Superintendent for School Business Finance 518-207-2535
East Greenbush Education Foundation Stephen Taylor, President
The Friends of Music Pat Corkrey, President 518-479-0908
All Sports Club Michael Leonard, Athletic Director 518-207-2081