Board of Trustees

Jeff Buell, Chair, Partner, Redburn Development
Barb McCandless
Robert Bellafiore, Founder and Principal, Stanhope Partners
Heather LaVine, Owner, Peck’s Arcade and Lucas Confectionery & Wine Bar
Joe Bonilla, Managing Partner and Senior Media Director, Relentless Awareness, LLC
Doug Lemov, Managing Director, Taxonomy of Effective Teaching Practices, Uncommon Schools
Drey Martone, Assistant Professor of Teacher Education, College of Saint Rose
Sharif Kabir, Executive Deputy Commissioner NYS Liquor Authority

The Board of Trustees meeting schedule for the 2020-21 school year is as follows. Please call the school at (518) 445-3100 to confirm dates and times about the meetings. All meetings take place at 8:30 a.m., at 2 Polk Street, Troy, NY 12180 unless otherwise noted.


August 12 at 8:30 a.m.
October 14 at 8:30 a.m.
November 4 at 8:30 a.m.


January 13 at 8:30 a.m.
February 28 at 8:30 a.m.
March 17 at 8:30 a.m.
June 16 at 8:30 a.m.

All meetings are open to the public and a portion of each agenda is set aside for speakers. To address the Board, please email the school at by noon the day before the meeting at which you wish to speak.

Open Seats Available for the 2020-2021 School Year. Enroll Your Child.