Central Administration

Executive Leadership Team

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District Superintendent Dr. Gladys I. Cruz

Chief executive officer of the BOCES. Oversees all BOCES offices and services. She also oversees the executive leadership team, school attorney, certification specialist, human resources, Superintendent Council and Superintendents’ Success Network (SSN).

Administrative Assistant: Robin Emanatian, 518-479-6882, remanatian@questar.org

Deputy Superintendent Harry Hadjioannou

Oversees all business office operations (including payroll, financial management and planning, rent and capital projects, and contract administration and management), business officials meetings, business operations of the Education Foundation and the Administration and District Services Superintendents’ Subcommittee. Also oversees all business and financial services, including state aid and financial planning service, BOCES planning and support service, STAC service, shared business manager, GASB45, internal audit, central business office and human resources service, administrative management and planning, claims auditing, fixed assets, Health Insurance Trust, Workers Compensation Consortium, cooperative purchasing and equipment leases. Also oversees health and safety, risk management, operations and maintenance (O&M), shared O&M, couriers and warehouse operations, information technology, program reviews and textbook program. He also participates in the Joint Management Team (JMT) business officials’ meetings.

Administrative Assistant: Barbara Boudreau, 518-479-6867, bboudreau@questar.org

Matt SloaneDeputy Superintendent Matthew Sloane

Oversees all academic programs including adult/continuing education, alternative education, career and technical education (including New Visions and Career Studies), pre-K, special education (including itinerant/related services and the Extended Year Program), and Tech Valley High School®. Also oversees communications and all school improvement programs and activities including: regional and embedded professional development, arts in education, Odyssey of the Mind, curriculum development, data analysis, distance/online learning, grant writing, regional scoring, program evaluation, library services, PR/HLYI, Model Schools, RBERN, Regional Special Education Technical Support Center II and home instruction. Also oversees strategic planning, mentoring program, PDP committee, principals coaching program and principals’ meetings.

Administrative Assistant: Debbie Rozniewski, 518-479-6884, drozniewski@questar.org

Other Central Administration Functions

The administrative budget supports the management and leadership provided by the BOCES board and central administration, which includes the District Superintendent, business office, and board clerk.

Business Office
The Business Office is responsible for accounts payable/receivable, budget development, and purchasing. Please call 518-477-8771 to reach this office. Interesting in bidding, surplus or RFP information? Contact Purchasing Agent Julie Best at jbest@questar.org.

Certification
Questar III is authorized by the State Education Department to evaluate and recommend certification for areas related to professional services. For more information, contact Denise Geyer at 518-479-6883 or dgeyer@questar.org.

Human Resources
This office oversees the hiring of new employees and staff benefits. Please visit our employment page to view openings and information on how to apply. Questar III employees looking for forms or benefit information should visit InfoCenter.

Upcoming Events

Fri 27

Spirit Day

October 27
Fri 27

Superintendents’ Council Meeting

October 27 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Fri 27

Rensselaer-Columbia-Greene Health Insurance Trust

October 27 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Nov 03

School Improvement Meeting

November 3 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Nov 06

Parent Teacher Conferences

November 6 - November 9