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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:

ColumbiaJohn Sawchuk,
GoffWayne Grignon,
Bell TopMarty Mahar,
Interim Principal
GenetAna Yeomans,
Green MeadowDan Garab,
DPSJack Alvey,
Red MillJohn Caporta,
Athletic DepartmentMichael Leonard,
Music DepartmentScott Halliday,
DistrictwideJeffrey P. Simons,


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:

ColumbiaAlex DeMarco,
GoffPat Hughes, Co-President

Debbie Mann, Co-President

Bell TopDana Figgs, Co-President

Lisa Mingle, Co-President

GenetSusan Pagones, Co-President

Jill Tedford, Co-President
Green MeadowJen Cuttler,
DPSMary Ellen Brown, Co-President

Stacie McCaffrey, Co-President
Red MillJessica Devoe,



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 CommitteeJim McHugh,
Principal on Special Assignment
Budget Review and Advisory Committee (BRAC)Lawrence Edson, Jr., Assistant Superintendent for School Business
East Greenbush Education FoundationStephen Taylor,
The Friends of MusicPat Corkrey, President518-479-0908
All Sports ClubMichael Leonard, Athletic