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The Albany Academies Announces New Head Of School



The Albany Academies are pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher J. Lauricella as the new Head of School effective July 1, 2018. Chris has been an independent school educator since 1994 and comes to the Academies from The Park School in Buffalo where he served as Head of School for ten years. His professional experience spans both public and independent schools and includes administration, conducting educational research, classroom teaching, curriculum development, college counseling, and coaching. A native New Yorker raised on Long Island, Chris began his teaching career at the National Sports Academy at Lake Placid, where he lived and worked with aspiring Winter Olympic athletes. He began his administrative career as a Dean of Students at the Storm King School in Cornwall-on-Hudson, and went on to serve as the Head of Upper School at the Brimmer and May School in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts before becoming Head of School at The Park School.

Chris holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in English Education from the State University of New York at Oneonta and a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration with a focus in Private School Leadership from Teachers College, Columbia University.

Students in Hudson Valley's Automotive Technical Services program now have another vehicle to use for hands-on diagnostics and repair in their classes, thanks to a donation from the Goldstein Auto Group. Goldstein originally donated the 2010 Dodge Caravan to the Mohawk-Hudson Humane Society, where it was used over the last few years to transport…
For every $25 you donate to Northern Rivers between Tuesday, November 13, and Thursday, November 15, your name will be entered to win TWO (2) BOX SUITE SEATS for Dave Matthews Band on Wednesday, December 5, at the Times Union Center. TWO WINNERS WILL BE CHOSEN! Live Facebook drawing on Friday, November 16, at 10:30 a.m. www.northernrivers.org/DMB …
With the 36th Annual Troy Victorian Stroll less than four weeks away, Mayor Patrick Madden today announced the annual search for the 2018 Christmas Tree is officially underway. Members of the public are invited to submit a tree for donation and display in Monument Square in downtown Troy throughout the holiday season. Mayor Madden said, “The Troy…
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Join us in honoring Bob Horan's legacy of collaborations between business and education to close the skills gap. Online registration has closed; member…
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Nov
27
Designed for Chamber members looking to maximize their investment by getting engaged and connected with the business community. Whether you’re a new or…
7:30 a.m. Check-in & Breakfast; 8 - 9 a.m. Benefits Overview
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Attend the Northeast's largest, free holiday festival. With more than 100 entertainers, there is something for everyone! Join in the merriment as the…
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