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Special Education Contacts

For more information about any of the programs listed on this website, you may write, call or e-mail us at:

Assistant District Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction:

Lynne Wells

900 Watervliet Shaker Road, Suite 102
Albany, New York 12205
Phone: 518-862-4930 / Fax: 518-464-3975
lynne.wells@neric.org

Deputy Director:

Peter Taormina

1979 Central Avenue
Albany, New York 12205
Phone: 518-464-6300 / Fax: 518-464-6301
peter.taormina@neric.org

Region Principals:


Leo DiPierro - Elementary Principal (Region 1)

Rotterdam Academy I/Woestina Elementary
1292 Main Street
Rotterdam Junction, NY 12150
Phone: 518-464-6302 / Fax: 518-464-6393
leo.dipierro@neric.org

  • Region 1
    Pine Bush Elementary
    Westmere Elementary
    Birchwood Elementary
    Rotterdam Academy I
    Glendaal Elementary

Jalinda Soto - Middle School Principal (Region 2)

Fulton Academy
408 Eleanor Street
Schenectady, NY 12306

Phone: 518-464-6307
jalinda.soto@neric.org

  • Region 2
    Draper Middle School
    Iroquois Middle School
    Van Antwerp Middle School
    Fulton Academy

Carol dEstienne - High School Principal, Maywood School (Region 3)

Maywood School
1979 Central Avenue
Albany, New York 12205
Phone: 518-464-6363 / Fax: 518-464-6366
carol.destienne@neric.org

  • Region 3
    Maywood School

Maureen Gushlaw - High School Principal, district-based programs (Region 4)

1979 Central Avenue
Albany, New York 12205
Phone: 518-464-6306 / Fax: 518-464-6366
maureen.gushlaw@neric.org

  • Region 4
    College of St. Rose
    Guilderland High School
    Mohonasenasen High School
    Niskayuna High School
    Scotia-Glenville High School
    Ellis Hospital
    BOCES Career and Technical School

Barbara Catalano - Region 5 Principal; New York State Testing Coordinator
Maywood School
1979 Central Avenue
Albany, New York 12205
Phone: 518-464-6306 / Fax: 518-464-6301
barb.catalano@neric.org
  • Region 5
    Pine Bush Elementary
    Birchwood Elementary
    Lisha Kill Middle School

 

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