About the Board of Education

  • Per Governor Cuomo, the Board of Education election and 2020-21 budget vote have been postponed until at least June 1, 2020. It was scheduled for May 19, 2020.


    A local board of education is an agency of New York State that is governed by New York State law and the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education.

    Are you interested in becoming a school board member?

    Petitions are available at the Board of Education office (223 Wisner Ave.) from District Clerk Taryn Clark (326-1196)

    The Enlarged City School District of Middletown’s Board of Education establishes policy, has the fiscal responsibility to provide a budget and hires the Superintendent of Schools. Nine district residents make up our Board, and each member currently serves a three-year term.
    President: John Williams
    Vice President: Rose Tobiassen
    Board members: Paula Blumenau, Vince Crescenzo, Kevin Gomez, John Lacenere, John Perrino, Heurtelou Pierre, Kishia Zucks.

    Meetings are held twice a month, generally on the first and third Thursday, and begin at 6:30 p.m. Meetings are held at the Presidential Park Elementary School (Cafetorium 2nd Floor), 50 Roosevelt Avenue, Middletown, NY unless otherwise noted.


    When: To be determined, 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Voting sites include Middletown High School, Presidential Park Elementary School and Maple Hill Annex at Truman Moon. If you are unsure where you vote, please contact District Clerk Taryn Clark at (845) 326-1196. SEE WHERE YOU VOTE
    Absentee ballots: Applications available by calling (845) 326-1196.
    The voting process: Voting only takes about five minutes. You will vote yes or no for the proposed budget, and on a capital projects proposition. You also will elect three candidates to the nine-member Board of Education. Each seat carries a three-year term, which begins in July.
    Questions: For budget-related questions, please call the business office at (845) 326-1195. Direct voting questions to (845) 326-1196.

    Watch the January 23, 2020 meeting



    See the proposed 2019-20 budget 

    Read the 2019-20 budget book

    Read the 2018-19 budget book

    Read the New York State Comptroller's report regarding the Middletown school district 

    Read the 2017 Middletown school district audit

    See the 2017-18 district policy manual