Administrative Appointments

Written by on August 26, 2020

Jennifer Lee-Alden has been appointed the Class Assistant Principal at the High School, replacing Matthew Heckman. She is currently a Music Teacher at Chango with 30 years of classroom experience and has served as Summer School Assistant Principal at Shen for the last two summers. She has an Associates Degree in Performing Arts from Schenectady County Community College; a Bachelors of Music Degree in Music Education from SUNY Fredonia; a Master of Arts Degree from the college of St. Rose; and, a Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS) in school District Administration from the College of St. Rose. She began her new position on August 17, 2020.


Rochelle I. Mitlak, Ed.D. was appointed as the new Academic Administrator for ELA/Social Studies/Literacy, K-5 replacing Kathleen Strangis. She has most recently served as a Literacy Specialist at Farragut Middle School and Hastings High School and previously worked as the Director of Literacy at Peekskill City School District and Director of Curriculum and Instruction at Hastings-on-Hudson UFSD.  She is also an Adjunct Professor – CITE Program in Educational Leadership at the College of St. Rose. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Vassar College; Masters of Education from Harvard Graduate School of Education; Doctor of Education degree from Hofstra University and Educational Leadership certification from SUNY Stony Brook. She began her new position on August 20, 2020.