Administration and Staff

Executive Director

S. Neal Currie, Jr.

Executive Director

S. Neal Currie Jr. is graduate of Siena College and the University at Albany. Mr. Currie has over Twenty-seven years of experience working with youth in the city of Albany as a teacher, and a developer and coordinator of educational, social, cultural and recreational programs for urban students. He has been Dean of Students at Achievement Academy Charter school, an adjunct professor in the department of Educational Theory and Practice at the University at Albany, and an instructor of African American History for Marist College and The Sage Colleges. He is an avid reader and community activist and has served on the board of directors for several community based and youth organization including Albany Pop Warner and The Social Justice Center. He is a loving husband and a dedicated father of four children.

Mrs. Andrea Ralph


Andrea Ralph earned her Bachelors of Science degree in Elementary Education at C.W. Post., graduated from Touro College where she earned a Master of Science degree in School District Administration and Supervision. She has a second Master of Science degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education. She was the recipient of the Graduate Distinguished Performance Award from the School of Education Curriculum and Instruction at C.W. Post College. She came to Albany Community Charter School in 2008 with over nine years of experience as a classroom teacher, lead teacher and assistant principal. Her community involvement activities include Sunday School Superintendent, Sunday School teacher, Weed and Seed Community Outreach, Clerk of Session, Girl Scout Leader, Boy Scout Leader, PTO Vice President and Albany District Link. She has been married for 38 years and has two adult children in prestigious careers.

Shermaine Moore-Boakye

Assistant Principal (Middle School)

Andrea Ellis

Assistant Principal (Elementary School)

Jennifer Brady

Director of Finance and Operations

Jane Amundsen

Business Manager

Allaine Woodard

Parent Coordinator

Steven Fox

Special Education Coordinator

Rebekah Brisbane

Director of Talent Recruitment

Cathy Carter

4th Grade Lead Teacher & Instructional Coach K-2 (Elementary School)

Instructional Coach Math (Middle School)

Chrisheena Hill

Instructional Coach ELA (Middle School)

Dr. Iletha Groom

Instructional Coach 3-5 (Elementary School)

Iesha Owens

Office Administrator

Randelle Epps

Office Administrator

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Food Service

Linda Scott

Food Service Employee


Rose Thompson

Food Service Employee / Kitchen Manager (Middle School)

Elonda Leigh

Food Service Employee

Dwan Turner

Food Service Employee

Will Rizzo

Food Service Employee / Kitchen Manager (Elementary School)

Rebecca Baldwin

Food Service Director

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Carrie Davis, RN

Nurse - Elementary School

Kimberly McCarthy

Nurse - Middle School

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Behavior Intervention

Mitchell Lane

7th Grade Math - Cooperating Teacher / Behavior - Cooperating Teacher

Leaisha Edwards-Miller

Behavior Intervention

Andrew Wray

Behavior - Lead Teacher

Damon Waring

Behavior - Lead Teacher

Elijah Hudson

Behavior - Cooperating Teacher

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Special Teachers

Kathleen Orza

Art Teacher

Steven Parker

Physical Education - Lead Teacher

Donovan Harkless

Physical Education - Cooperating Teacher

Grace Bullis

SPED 2-3

Dara Young


Isaiah Williams

6th Grade Math - Cooperating Teacher / Physical Education

Dwayne Bass

Music - Lead Teacher

David Gordon

Music - Cooperating Teacher

Tanya Lewis-Jones


Lillana Coraizaca

Spanish - Lead Teacher

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