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.

Tanya Murray

Office Administrator - Middle School

Terry Patterson

Dean of Students - Middle School

Shermaine Moore-Boakye

Principal (Middle School)

Andrea Ellis

Assistant Principal (Elementary School)

Jennifer Brady

Director of Finance and Operations

Jane Amundsen

Business Manager

Allaine Woodard

Parent Coordinator

Rebekah Brisbane

Director of Talent Recruitment

Robin Clapper

Instructional Coach Math (Middle School)

Chrisheena Hill

Director of Academics

Dr. Iletha Groom

Instructional Coach K - 2 (Elementary School)

Iesha Owens

Office Administrator - Elementary School

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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 Carroll, RN

Nurse - Elementary School

Kimberly McCarthy

Nurse - Middle School

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Behavior Intervention

Leaisha Edwards-Miller

Behavior Intervention

Andrew Wray

Behavior Interventionist

Damin Waring

Behavior Interventionist

Elijah Hudson

Behavior Interventionist

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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

Isaiah Williams

6th Grade Math - Cooperating Teacher / Physical Education

Dwayne Bass

Music - Lead Teacher

David Gordon

Music - Cooperating Teacher

Tanya Lewis-Jones


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