Elementary School People

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Kristen Ayen

Teaching Assistant

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Anna Bassett

Teaching Assistant

Anna Bassett is a graduate of ACS and later received her Associate’s Degree in Cu...

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Kerry Bearup

Pre Kindergarten

“My goal as the Pre-K Teacher, is to make sure my classroom offers every child, a...

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Michele Carr

Speech Pathologist

 "Over the years, my decision to become a speech-language pathologist has dev...

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Christopher Clapper


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Marah Clarke

5th Grade

"I am proud to be a Purple Ghost!" Mrs. Clarke received her Bachelor's...

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Shoshanna Cohen

Instrumental Music Teacher

I look forward to getting to know you all and make some music! Ms. Cohen is exc...

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Mary-Katherine Cole

1st Grade

Mrs. Mary Cole is local to Alexandria Bay and graduated from this wonderful school in 2...

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Patrick Copeland

Physical Education

I am looking forward to developing our students physically, mentally, and socially to t...

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Wendy Davis

Teaching Assistant

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Crystal Diange

Co-Cook Manager & Bus Aide

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Tracey Duclon

Teaching Assistant

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Jessica Durand

5th Grade Special Education

Mrs. Durand joined the ACS family in 2020. Originally from Buffalo, Mrs. Durand re...

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Kathryn Durand

School Counselor

After graduating from ACS, Mrs. Durand went on to SUNY Cortland to pursue a degree in P...

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Barbara Edgar

Occupational Therapist

Mrs. Edgar received her Associates of Science from Jefferson Community College in Liber...

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Chelsea Foster

4th Grade RtI

"Developing and fostering positive relationships with my students and their famili...

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Kyle Gorman

Elementary Education

Mr. Gorman received his Bachelors of Science in Geology from St. Lawrence University. H...

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Michelle Gorman


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Denise Haddock

Library Teacher

It is a pleasure to be a part of the ACS family. I hope I can bring happiness, and educ...

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Karissa Hagar


“I am so grateful for the opportunity to watch students grow in my classroom. Bei...

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Hollie Heath

3rd Grade

Mrs. Heath received her Bachelor's Degree in Childhood Education and Master's D...

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Kylie Hebert


Kylie Hebert is a PK-8th grade art teacher who has been teaching for over 18 years in t...

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Julie Henry

Special Education

Ms. Henry received both her Bachelors and Master’s degree from SUNY Plattsburgh a...

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Brian Hudon

Pre Kindergarten

Mr. Hudon has several degrees including a AAD in Business Administration, a BS in Healt...

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Melissa Hutchinson

4th Grade

Go Purple Ghosts! Mrs. Hutchinson has worked as a NYS Certified Elementary Teacher s...

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Kimberly Ingerson

1st Grade RtI

“Teaching is my passion! Even though we have seen numerous changes to education o...

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Taydan Jeffers

Special Education Teacher

Ms. Jeffers is a former ACS graduate. She attended SUNY Jefferson and then SUNY Potsdam...

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Estee Kahrs

1st Grade

"Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the kn...

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Julia Kaval

Elementary Teacher

Ms. Kaval joined ACS as an Elementary teacher in 2023. She graduated from Pennsylvania ...

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Miles Kearns

Physical Education & Co-Athletic Coordinator

Mr. Kearns joined the ACS Physical Education staff in 2020 after received his Bachelor ...

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Benton Kessler

Physical Education

Mr. Kessler graduated with a BS in Physical Education from SUNY Cortland. He began his ...

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Lyndsey Kloster

School Safety Officer

Lyndsey Morrow-Kloster is the new School Safety Officer here at ACS.  She has live...

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Stacie Lambert

Typist for Elementary Principal & CSE

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Teresa Lowe


Ms. Lowe has several degrees including an Associate's Degree from Rockland Communit...

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Megan Martin

5th Grade

After receiving her Associates Degree in Liberal Arts from Jefferson Community College,...

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Audra McFee

4th Grade

I'm looking forward to learning and growing with this community! Mrs. Audra McFe...

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Alethea McIlrath

Teaching Assistant

Ms. McIlrath graduated from Jefferson Community College with an Associates Degree in Ea...

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Andrea Miller

School Psychologist

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Andrea Mitchell

2nd Grade

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Kylie Morgia

PreK-6 Principal & Director of Special Education

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Wendy Newberry

Teacher Aide

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Lorelei Peguerra

Teaching Assistant

Mrs. Peguerra has worked at ACS as a Teaching Assistant since 2018. She has a B.S. in M...

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Jamie Putnam

2nd Grade

Mrs. Putnam graduated from SUNY Plattsburgh with a BS in Elementary Education and then ...

Christina Robinson

Teachers Assistant

Mrs. Robinson joined ACS as a Teaching Assistant in 2023 after working throughout the b...

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Nicole Rose

6th Grade

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Carly Schwarz


"It is a privilege to work with littles every day in Kindergarten. I love to ...

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Angela Sinkbeil

3rd Grade

Mrs. Sinkbeil received her AS from Onondaga Community College in Photography, an BS fro...

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Sarah Smith

Physical Therapist

Mrs. Smith graduated from Utica College in 2005 with a Master of Science in Physical Th...

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Katie Taylor

Vocal Music

I would like to welcome all my returning students, and welcome to our new ones, as well...

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Lisa Tillman

Teacher Aide, Tax Collector & Claims Auditor

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Tamara Umstead

Teacher Aide

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Ashley Watkins

Co-Cook Manager & Bus Aide

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Kerri Weldon

2nd Grade

Mrs. Weldon is a West Michigan native, growing up near Lake Michigan, where she graduat...