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Jennifer Spring, Ed.D.


Character Trait of the Month
The character trait for the month of May is: Citizenship and Problem Solving.


New regulations for English Language Learners (ELLs) going into effect for the 2015-16 school year

May 21, 2015—Beginning with the 2015-16 school year, school districts across New York will be required to meet new regulations related to students who are English Language Learners (ELLs). The regulations will change practices in a number of areas, including identifying and placing ELLs in appropriate programs, providing support services to ELLs, communicating with parents and planning and reporting procedures. read the full story>>

Cohoes alum in the running for Grammy Foundation’s Music Educator of the Year

May 14, 2015—Justin Glodich, a 2002 graduate of Cohoes High School, is one of 213 music teachers across the nation selected as a quarterfinalist for the Music Educator Award, presented by The Recording Academy and the GRAMMY Foundation. Glodich was chosen from more than 4,500 initial nominations from all 50 states for his commitment to the field of music education in schools. read the full story>>

District joins with communities around the country to honor educators during Teacher Appreciation Week

May 4, 2015—While teachers can be considered “classroom heroes” every day, Teacher Appreciation Week gives school communities the opportunity to more formally recognize the important role teachers play in students’ success and growth. This year, Teacher Appreciation Week is May 4-8, 2015 and schools around the country will be holding events to show appreciation for its educators. read the full story>>

Cohoes Public Library proposes restructuring, requests public vote by taxpayers

May 1, 2015—The Cohoes Public Library, serving the same community as the school district, is requesting a new public library designation. The current municipal library is funded under the city's budget. With the new designation as a school district public library sharing the school district’s boundary lines, the Cohoes Public Library would gain control over their own budget and finances. read the full story>>