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Superintendent of Schools: Jeffrey P. Simons, 518-207-2531
Assistant Superintendent for School Business Finance: Lawrence Edson, Jr., 518-207-2535
Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction: James McHugh, 518-207-2528
Director of Human Resources: Marissa Cannon, 518-207-2526

Buildings & Grounds: Paul Bickel Jr.518-207-2521
Data Processing518-207-2504
Insurance: Linda Mayville518-207-2537
Payroll: Cecelia Caska518-207-2536
Public Information Specialist: Mark Adam518-207-2532
Section 504 Officer: Molly McGrath518-207-2060
Accounting and Payroll: Linda Wager, Supervisor518-207-2534
Special Education Programs and Services: Molly McGrath, Director518-207-2060
Tax Office: Claudia Shields, Tax Collector518-207-2542
Title IX Officer: Marissa Cannon518-207-2526
Director of Technology: Peter Goodwin518-207-2554
Transportation Department: MaryAnn Belmont, Supervisor518-477-9288



518-207-2000 Columbia High School: Michael Harkin, Principal
518-207-2080 Athletic Office: Michael Leonard, Director of Health, Physical Education, and Athletics
518-207-2020 Guidance Office
518-207-2070 Health Office
518-207-2060 Pupil Personnel Services
518-207-2461 Goff Middle School: Jill Barker, Principal
518-207-2431 Grade 6
518-207-2451 Grade 7 and 8
518-207-2600 Bell Top Elementary School: Martin Mahar, Principal
518-207-2620 Donald P. Sutherland Elementary School: Jack Alvey, Principal
518-207-2680 Genet Elementary School: Wayne Grignon, Principal
518-207-2640 Green Meadow Elementary School: Daniel Garab, Principal
518-207-2660 Red Mill Elementary School: Helen Squillace, 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.