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.
The Ichabod Crane Board of Education can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Emails sent to the above address go to the Board Clerk for further distribution to Board members.
2022 Board of Education Election
On May 17, 2022, district residents voted and re-elected Matthew Nelson and Elizabeth Phillips. Newly elected Board member Meghan Lafferty-Brown begins her term on July 1, 2022. Theses three Board members will hold terms until June 30, 2025. Voters also approved the budget for the 2022-23 school year. Budget information and voting information may be found here or by contacting the district clerk at email@example.com or (518) 758-7575, ext. 3001.
Board of Education Meeting Schedule
All meetings begin at 7pm on the first Tuesday of the month unless otherwise specified. These dates are subject to change.
July 26, 2021 (Special Workshop Meeting, 4-7 p.m., Kinderhook Library) – Minutes
July 28, 2021 (Special Workshop Meeting, 4-8 p.m., High School Library) – Minutes
August 3, 2021 (Regular Meeting – High School Library) – Agenda | Minutes
May 3, 2022 (Annual Budget Hearing – Primary School) – Agenda | Minutes
May 9, 2022 (6pm) Meet the Candidates Night – Hosted by the Participatory Government Class – HS Auditorium | Live Stream: https://youtu.be/R-qTPrPR4C0
May 17, 2022 (Annual Budget Vote 8-9pm, High School Gym) – Minutes (no agenda, no live stream)
June 7, 2022 (Regular Meeting – High School Library) | Minutes | Live Stream: https://youtu.be/amKqwa-aYfM
The Next Board of Education Committee Meetings Are:
2021-2022 Board of Education Members
- Jennifer Allard (2024)
- Elaine Berlin (2023)
- John Chandler (2023)
- Kelly Firmbach (2023)
- Matthew Nelson (2022), President of the Board
- Jeffrey Ouellette (2022)
- Elizabeth Phillips (2022), Vice President of the Board
- Anne Schaefer (2024)
- Jared Widjeskog (2024)
Student Board Representative(s)
The 2021-2022 Student Board Representative(s) are:
- Daniel Chen
- Lillian Gould (alternate student representative)
Board of Education Meeting Dates, 2021-2022*
*Please note dates are subject to change
View the full schedule of the 2021-2022 board meeting dates here. These dates were approved at the Annual Board Organizational Meeting on July 13, 2021.