Cohoes City School District



The Character Trait of the Month

September - Responsibility, Dependability and Self-control

October - Trustworthiness, Honesty and Integrity

November - Caring and Gratitude

December - Caring and Compassion

January - Respect and Tolerance

February - Respect and Consideration

March - Fairness and Sharing

April - Fairness and Listening

May- Citizenship and Problem-solving

June - Citizenship and Helping Community


Character Education strives to encourage positive behaviors in students in grades K-12. It promotes traits such as responsibility, caring, respect, honesty, fairness, trustworthiness and citizenship. In the Cohoes City School District, students at each of the six schools participate in Character Education to help develop these core values.

For more information about Character Education, visit:

The Academy for Character Education at The Sage Colleges

The Six Pillars of Character


What is PBIS?

PBIS is a school wide approach to preventing and responding to school and classroom behavior. PBIS is used in Cohoes at the district's three elementary schools and the middle and high school, as well as at more than 3,000 schools across the country.

To view the district's PBIS page, click here.


Anti-Bullying News and Information for Cohoes City Schools

Cohoes City School District believes all children have the right to be educated in a safe and supportive environment. This page will serve as a resource for parents, providing updates on anti-bullying efforts in our schools and in the community. It will also serve as a resource for online educational tools designed to deter bullying, online and elsewhere. for Anti-Bullying News and Information>>

Dignity for All Students Act>>