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Contacting District Staff

Staff emails are the person’s first initial and up to seven letters of their last name. For example, Principal Jacqueline DeChiaro can be reached at

Cohoes City School District Offices

Peggy O’Shea, Superintendent

Daniel Martinelli, Assistant Superintendent for Educational Services

Mary Rumsey, Secretary

Stacy Mackey, School Business Official

Jim Stapleton, Director of Facilities

Sylvi Joseph, Director of Technology Operations

Tara Dessingue, Human Resources

21 Page Avenue
Cohoes, NY 12047
(518) 237-0100
Fax: (518) 237-2912

Cohoes District Offices Google Maps Directions

Superintendent’s office

(518) 237-0100, Ext. 5
Fax: (518) 233-1878

Business office

(518) 237-0100, Ext. 3
Fax: (518) 237-2912

Abram Lansing Elementary School

Clifford Bird, Principal

Lisa DeChiaro, Secretary

26 James Street
Cohoes, NY 12047
(518) 237-5044
Fax (518) 237-1879

Abram Lansing Google Maps Directions

Harmony Hill School

Mark Perry, Principal

Michelle Charbonneau, Secretary

Madelon Hickey Way
Cohoes, NY 12047
(518) 233-1900
Fax: (518) 237-1964

Harmony Hill Google Maps Directions

Van Schaick Grade School

Jacqueline DeChiaro, Principal

Carla Rogers, Secretary

150 Continental Avenue
Cohoes, NY 12047
(518) 237-2828
Fax: (518) 237-3597

Van Schaick Google Maps Directions

Cohoes Middle School

Jennifer DeMarco, Principal (as of 9/22/21)

Deanna Kelly, Assistant Principal

Sara Burwell, Secretary

Colleen McDonald, Secretary

7 Bevan Street
Cohoes, NY 12047
(518) 237-4131
Fax: (518) 237-2253

Middle School Google Maps Directions

Cohoes High School

Laura Tarlo, Principal

Thomas Kostrzebski, Assistant Principal

Jeff Huneau, Athletic Director

Teri Curtin, Secretary

Patricia Whiting, Secretary

1 Tiger Circle
Cohoes, NY 12047
(518) 237-9100
Fax: (518) 238-0169

High School Google Maps Directions

Office of Special Programs

Erin Hill, Director of Special Programs

Karen Ronesi, Assistant Director of Special Programs

Heidi Clementi, Secretary

Dina Dupuis, Secretary

21 Page Avenue
Cohoes, NY 12047
(518) 237-0990 
Fax: (518) 237-2532

Office of Special Programs Google Maps Directions

Public Access to District Records

Under the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL), the public is entitled to inspect certain school district records. The Committee on Open Government is responsible for overseeing and advising with regard to the Freedom of Information, Open Meetings and Personal Privacy Protection Laws.

 The district’s Records Officer is Johanna Maloney.

Board of Education

Parent-Teacher Organizations

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