Board of Education
Anne Savage, President • Vickie Smith,
Vice President • Jennifer Lange, Secretary
Damarise Alexander-Mann • Sridar Chittur, Ph.D.
• Ellen Krejci • Tabetha Wilson
here to view agendas, minutes and meeting documents in BoardDocs
Sierra Sturdivant, board clerk
1 Academy Park
Albany, NY 12207
The board typically
meets twice a month, on the first and third Thursdays. The board's responsibilities and duties
are derived from the State Constitution, the laws of New York and
the rulings of the New York state commissioner of education.
The board's main responsibilities are to:
Establish district policies;
Develop an annual budget for public
Approve or disapprove the
superintendent's recommendations on personnel matters and contracts;
Review courses of study and
Act as a communication link between
residents and the superintendent.
Other duties include defining the
district's philosophy, setting goals to achieve academic objectives,
planning for future needs and authorizing certain contracts.
to read the board's mission and vision statement.
committed to the belief that an effective school program can only be
accomplished by nurturing a partnership between the schools and the
Decisions made by your elected school
board affect the education of our children and, therefore, the well-being of this community. Your school board can best represent its
constituents when members of the community take the time to observe the
board in action, express their opinions, ask questions and communicate
their wishes in the public setting. Your continued interest and support
will guarantee the excellence of our schools.
Running for the
City School District of Albany Board of Education is made
up of seven non-paid citizens of Albany who are each elected to serve
a four-year term. New York law does not limit the number of terms a
board member serves. If you are interested in running for the board,
please follow these links for additional information for prospective
board candidates. You also can contact the board clerk for more
information at (518) 475-6015.