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Cohoes, NY 12047

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Jennifer Spring, Ed.D.


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Respect & Consideration


Cohoes school chief among "superintendents to watch"

October 3, 2017—The National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) has named Cohoes City School District Superintendent Dr. Jennifer Spring a ‘superintendent to watch’ for the 2017-18 school year. Nationally, 21 superintendents were chosen based on criteria “demonstrating dynamic leadership with a strong emphasis on communication.” Three superintendents were selected from New York state.

Walking School Bus program coming to Abram Lansing and Harmony Hill

September 27, 2017—The Cohoes City School District, in partnership with St. Peter’s Health Partners Community Health Programs, is launching a new Walking School Bus for students who attend Abram Lansing and Harmony Hill. The Walking School Bus (WSB) is a group of children walking to school together with adult supervision. Students are picked up at their front door by the WSB Coordinator.

New local law makes attendance compulsory for Cohoes five year-olds

September 15, 2017—Earlier this week Governor Cuomo signed into law a bill that makes attendance for kindergarteners enrolled in school in Cohoes and Watervliet mandatory. In accordance with New York State law, school attendance is compulsory for children ages six and above. The exceptions are New York City, Syracuse, Buffalo, Rochester, Utica, Yonkers, and now Cohoes and Watervliet.

District partners with Northern Rivers to open school-based behavioral health clinic

September 8, 2017—Today in the U.S., one in five adolescents face behavioral health disorders. Statistically, in Cohoes, that’s about 200 students across the middle and high schools. To effectively support our students with these challenges, the district has partnered with Northern Rivers to open a clinic in Cohoes Middle School.