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Board of Education

General Information

The Board of Education is the official policy-making body of our school district. Nine members serve on the Board, without pay, and are elected to three-year terms. Board elections take place in May along with the annual school budget vote.

2016-2017 Board of Education Members

Anthony Welcome, President (2019)
Cheryl Trefzger, Vice-President (2017)
John Antalek (2018)
Dan Cohn (2017)
Matthew Nelson (2019)
Jeffrey Ouellette (2019)
Susan Ramos (2017)
Regina Rose (2018)
Michael Stead (2017)


Next Meeting of the Board of Education January 10

A regular meeting of the Board of Education is scheduled for Tuesday, January 10 at 7 p.m. in the Ichabod Crane High School library. Agenda items include:

  • Public Hearing: Cold War Veterans Tax Exemption
  • Transportation Report
  • Preliminary Smart Schools Investment Plan
  • Moody’s Government Issuer Comment Report
  • 2017-2018 Budget Discussion

Download the agenda


Cohn and Stead Sworn In as New Board Members

(Oct. 6, 2016) In September, the Ichabod Crane Board of Education appointed Daniel Cohn of Stockport and Michael Stead of Valatie to fill vacancies created by the resignations of John Chandler and Tracy Farrell. Both will serve until May 16, 2017. New York State law allows school boards to fill such vacancies by appointment until the next regular election in May. Learn More


Board Adopts Updated Strategic Operating Plan

(Oct. 5, 2016) The Ichabod Crane Central School District Board of Education first approved the Strategic Operating Plan on May 12, 2015. The Committees met in September 2016 to update the plan which was adopted by the Board on October 4, 2016. View the Strategic Operating Plan


Previous News:

Residents Approve Budget & Elect Welcome, Nelson & Ouellette to the Board of Education

ICC Board Supports New Paltz Resolution On Common Core, APPR and Testing

Board Accepts Recommendations of Aids/Sex Education Advisory Council Charged With Reviewing Curriculum

Board Approves Instructional Technology Plan

Board Approves Alternative Veterans’ Exemption at Basic Level & Gold Star Parent Provision

Board of Education Accepts Clean Audit Report by Independent Auditor

Board Approves Resolutions Related to Standardized Tests & Student Privacy


Contacting the BOE

Email address to contact the Board of Education members: BoardofEducation@ichabodcrane.org

Your message will be received by Mindy Potts, Board Clerk, who will forward it to the Board members.

Email address to contact the student representative:
studentboardofed@ichabodcrane.org