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Dr. Pallas standing near a group of people in a library.Dr. Pallas meeting with members of the Profile of a Graduate Committee.

Meet Carol A. Pallas

Dr. Carol A. Pallas joined the Schalmont Central School District as superintendent on January 1, 2013, after an extensive search conducted by Capital Region BOCES. Learn more

Superintendent Letters

Districtwide Initiatives

Profile of a Graduate in the 21st Century

A lot has changed since 1893. Unfortunately, says Superintendent Dr. Carol Pallas, the basic model for how we educate children isn't one of them. The POG committee is comprised of concerned teachers, staff, students and community members. Its charge is complex, but essential for future learners: Design a profile of a graduate that takes into account the many changes in society, education, employment, and workplace competition that have occurred over the past century. Learn more about the pog

Schalmont Advance 2018

Schalmont Advance 2018 logoSchalmont Advance 2018 is a five-year strategic plan that identifies the district's current state and builds from there with a focus on looking forward and continuing to grow and improve.

It was approved by the school board in March 2014, and is continuously updated based on implementation. Learn more about the strategic plan

The five strategic goals are:

  • Accelerate academic achievement for all students by improving student assessment outcomes and providing a coherent standards-based curriculum and instructional program;
  • Develop human capital and professional capacity by providing quality research-based training and professional development opportunities;
  • Build community partnerships by using research-based practices to engage families and other partners to support school improvement.
  • Ensure safe schools by continuing to value and strengthen a positive, safe, innovative and collaborative school and district environment.
  •  Continue to support efficient, effective business and support operations.

Technology Committee

An Ad Hoc Technology Committee was established during the 2013-14 school year in an effort to review the district's current technology plan, research requirements to support the next generation assessments and frameworks for instructional technology for the 21st century, as well as revise/create a new information communication and technology plan that aligns to these educational shifts within a global society. Learn morEabout the committee

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Dr. Carol A. Pallas
(518) 355-9200, ext. 4001

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