Upcoming Events in the Capital Region


The Capital District has many members in NYSCATE and helps to coordinate work we do with NYSED and other state organizations. We'll be updating more information about events and programs in the Capital District in this space in the coming months.

Capital District Region

Capital District

The Capital District Region includes all members who live or work in any K-12 or Higher Educational Institution in the following counties:

  • Albany

  • Columbia

  • Greene

  • Rensselaer

  • Saratoga

  • Schenectady

  • Warren

  • Washington

Capital District Board of Director Representation

Laurie Guyon

Laurie Guyon

NYSCATE Capital District Regional Director

Coordinator for Model Schools 

Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex (WSWHE) BOCES

Contact Laurie


Sal DeAngelo

Sal DeAngelo

At-Large Board Member

NYSCATE Treasurer


Chatham Central School District

Contact Sal


Jack Etter pic

Jack Etter

At-Large Board Member


Gilboa Central School District

Contact Jack


Capital Region Influencers


Lindsay Armbruster, Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake CSE

Melanie O'Neill, Duanesburg CSD

Lisa Meade, Granville CSD

Christopher DeConno, Greater Johnstown School District

Cheryl Rabinowitz, Hudson City School District

Lindsey Gibson, Lansingburgh CSD

Hilary Dee, NERIC

Virginia Bond, NERIC

Sara Gavens, NERIC/Capital Region BOCES

Renata Relyea, North Colonie School District

Lauren Luckert, Northville CSD

Jennifer Evesole, Saratoga Springs CSD

Andrew Yauchler, Schenectady City School District

Kristen Marotta , Schenectady city schools

Ed Finney, Schodack Central

Carolyn Strauch, Schoharie CSD

Jerilyn Stellato, South Glens Falls CSD

Allison Novotarski, Watervilet CSD

Laurie Guyon, WSWHE BOCES