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If you have a question or concern, please don't hesitate to contact the building administrator or your child's teacher. We always want to hear from you!

Building Phone Number: 518-758-7575
Fax Number: 518-758-1405
Address: Ichabod Crane Middle School,
2910 Route 9, Valatie, NY 12184
Mailing Address: PO Box 820, Valatie, NY 12184


To contact the Middle School administration or faculty, the building number is 518-758-7575, Ext. 5001. Please ask the school secretary to connect you with the voicemail of the teacher you wish to contact. Leave a detailed message so the teacher can have the information you need when he or she calls you back.

If you would like to meet directly with the administrator or teacher, please call to schedule an appointment.


All faculty members are provided e-mail accounts, so ask your child's teachers if this is a good way to stay in touch. If so, select the name from the list below for the link to the e-mail address for Ichabod Crane Middle School administration or faculty.

Timothy Farley, Principal
Marcella Sanchez, Assistant Principal
Katherine Gulisane, Secretary to the Principal, Ext. 5002
Lisa Schmitt, Greeter/Attendance, Ext. 5001
Grade 4
Kelly Bifano
Teresa Kirker
Susan Mallery
Lauren Miller
Kim Palmer
Maria Walsh
Tim Wells
Grade 5
Stephanie Bell
Kelly Bifano
Kathleen Bolstad
Michele Carey
Donald Dingee
Christine Hamm
Susan Jermain
Deb Rivero
Christopher Soulia
Grade 6
Elisabeth Milot
Patricia Tollerton
Elisa McNeil
Tracey Gold
Barbara Ireland
Jennifer Rickert, (Team Leader)
Jackie Purificato, Special Education
Grade 7 - Team R
Julianne Rulison, Mathematics (Team Leader)
Anne Flemming, English Language Arts
Lara Marotta, Social Studies
Julianne Montross, Special Education
Jennifer Gecewicz, Science
Grade 7/8 Split
Terry Petroccione, Science (Team Leader)
Kim Zorzi, Mathematics
Catrina Scully, English Language Arts
Robert Hanna, Social Studies
Mary Beth Watrous, Special Education
Grade 8
Shari Dowling, Science
Jacob Patenaude, Mathematics
Erin Bulan, English Language Arts
Karen Brink-Noonan, Social Studies (Team Leader)
Marianne Noll, Special Education (Team Leader)
Kim Funk, Mathematics
Jessica Mascolo (Borrell)
English Language Development
David Manarel
Family and Consumer Science
Maureen Kuhn
Foreign Language
Susan Hallenbeck, French/Spanish
Julia Johnson, Spanish
Kara O'Hare, Spanish
Counseling Department
Dale Tuczinski, School Counselor
Joan White, School Counselor & Dept. Chair
Sarah Cotsonas
Library Media Services
Elizabeth Kelly
David Bulan
Jennifer Edwards
Robert Richburg
Karolyn Eberhardt
Special Education / Reading
Kathryn Walter
Christine Hamm
Physical Education
Gosia Geiger
Jason Jause
Adam Vooris
Academic Intervention Services (AIS)
Selena Cook
Jennifer Cramer
Lauren Infantino
Patricia Rathke
MS Technology
Steve Leader, Department Chair
School Psychologist
Laura Sarno
Erin Tyrol
Speech-Language Services
Ashley Knowles
Kristin Saccento
Information Technology (District)
Patrick Mistler, Interim Director of Information Technology
Dwight Grant, Network Systems Engineer
Len Bates, Technician
Health Services
Jo-Ellen Estabrook-Pollack, RN

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