219 Central Office
725 Harrison Street
Syracuse, NY 13210
ATTN: Office of Special Programs
1025 Erie Blvd. West
Syracuse, NY 13204
MissionTo support increased student achievement by researching, procuring, monitoring and managing supplemental funds used to develop, enhance and support research-based programs and services that address a broad range of needs identified at the classroom, school, district and community level.
GoalTo support improved achievement among all students in the District and assist in closing the achievement gaps among our students. The Office of Special Programs seeks to pursue high quality, effective programs for all students and staff. Our office supports all departments and school is navigating procedural requirements while ensuring all special aid and grants received are spent in compliance with the proper regulations.
What We DoThe office of Special Programs researches and identifies potential sources of funding for the Syracuse City School District. Our office develops and submits grant proposals to organizations and oversees how these grants are distributed to programs. The department monitors the grant's budget, activities and expenditures and oversees the implementation of special programs as a whole. The special programs addresses the specific needs in the classroom on the student, district and community level.
|Rachel Breslin||Director of Special Programs||315-435-5840|
|Mary Fontaine||Secretary to the Director||315-435-4140|
|TBD||Assistant Director of Special Programs||315-435-4289|
|Kate Bidwell||Grants Procurement Specialist||315-435-6322|
|Tracy Murphy||Grants Procurement Specialist||315-435-4642|
|Matthew Richard||Grants Procurement Specialist||315-435-4293|
|Liza Theiner||Grants Procurement Specialist||315-435-4850|
|Ed Anderson||Grants Procurement Specialist||315-435-4849|
|Howard Jackson||Program Supervisor||315-435-4274|
|Stacey Stassi||Program Supervisor||315-435-6333|
|Mary Torak||Program Supervisor||315-435-4169|
|Tiona Rockett||Program Supervisor||315-435-4509|
|Katie Rush||Program Supervisor||315-435-5846|