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Staff Directory

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Remind App

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Central Administration

(518) 993-4000 ext. #1000

E-mail Central Administration

  • David Ziskin, Acting Superintendent
  • Becky Smith, Secretary to the Superintendent
  • Philene Hudson, Director of Finance, Purchasing Agent-Ext. #1004
  • Jessica Sanders, Director of Human Resources, Tax Collector – Ext #1005
  • Courtney Fowler, Bus Garage – (518) 993-4000 ext. #3072
  • Tom Hajczewski, Transportation Supervisor – (518) 993-4000 ext. #4001
  • Heather Nellis, Communications Specialist,

Junior/Senior High School

(518) 993-4000 ext. #2125

Harry Hoag Elementary School

(518) 993-4000 ext. #3013

Administrative Officers

Phone (unless otherwise noted): (518) 993-4000, ext. #1000

  • Chief Fiscal Officer  – Board of Education President
  • Permanent  Chairperson  – Board of Education President
  • Designate Person Determining Residency – David Ziskin
  • Compliance Officer – David Ziskin
  • Chief Accounting Officer – Philene Hudson
  • Purchasing  Agent – Philene Hudson
  • Records Management Officer – Philene Hudson
  • Payroll Certification Officer – Jessica Sanders
  • Administrator for the FPCSD Flexible Spending Account  Plan – Jessica Sanders
  • Secretary to the Board of Education – Becky Smith
  • District Clerk – Becky Smith
  • Deputy School Tax Collector – Melissa Furman
  • Dignity Act Coordinator – Katrina Canallatos,
  • Sexual Harassment  Officer – Katrina Canallatos,, and Jessica Sanders,
  • Title IX Coordinator – Katrina Canallatos, – 25 High Street, Fort Plain, NY 13339, 518-993-4000 ext. #1000
  • Chief Faculty Counselor – Deborah Larrabee,
  • Homeless Liaison – David Ziskin
  • Attendance  Officers – Lauren Crisman,, and Deborah Larrabee,
  • School District Treasurer – Philene Hudson
  • Deputy Treasurer – Jessica Sanders
  • Extra Classroom Accounting  Auditor – Philene Hudson,
  • School Tax  Collector – Jessica Sanders,
  • Claims Auditor – Holly Kane
  • School Attorney – Girvin and Ferlazzo
  • School Physician – Contract with St. Mary’s Hospital

By Mail

Fort Plain Central School District
25 High St.
Fort Plain, NY 13339