2014 Joint Budget Hearing
January 28, 2014 - 10:00 AM
Elementary and Secondary Education


John B. King
Commissioner, New York State Education Department

Carmen Farina
Chancellor, New York City Department of Education

Andy Pallotta
Vice President, New York State United Teachers

Michael Mulgrew
President, United Federation of Teachers - UFT

Jennifer Pyle
Deputy Director, Conference of Big 5 School Districts

Barbara Smith
Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer, Buffalo Public Schools

Bolgen Vargas (1 of 2)
Bolgen Vargas (2 of 2)
Superintendent, Rochester City School District

Ernest Logan
President, Council of School Supervisors and Administrators - CSA

Jim Viola
Director of Government Relations, School Administrators Association of New York State

Marina Marcou-O'Malley
Policy Director, Alliance for Quality Education

W. Steven Barnett
Director, National Institute for Early Education Research for Rutgers's University

Steven Sanders
Executive Director, Agencies for Children's Therapy Services

Bernadette Kappen
Chairwoman, 4201 Schools Association

Janice Cuddahee
Executive Director, Literacy New York

Bill Wolff
President, 853 Schools Coalition

Raymond Sanchez
Superintendent of Schools, Ossining Union Free School District

Michael Neppl (1 of 2)
      2 of 2
General Council/Government Relations, New York Library Association

Michael Borges (1 of 3)
      2 of 3
      3 of 3
Executive Director, New York State Association of School Business Officials

Robert Lowery (1 of 2)
      2 of 2
Deputy Director, New York State Council of School Superintendents

David Little (1 of 3)
      2 of 3
      3 of 3
Director of Government Administration, New York State School Boards Association

Honorable Craig Apple (1 of 5)
      2 of 5
      3 of 5
      4 of 5
      5 of 5
Albany County Sheriff, Fight Crime Invest in Kids

Most Reverend Richard J. Malone
Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo

Moira Flavin
Policy Associate for Early Education, Citizens Committee for Children

Peter Mannella
Executive Director, New York Association for Pupil Transport

Michael Martucci
Association Treasurer, New York School Bus Contractors Association

Darcy Hirsh
Director of Day School Advocacy, United Jewish Appeal Federation of New York

Marian Bott
Education Specialist, League of Women Votes of New York State

Jeff Leb
NYS Director, Orthodox Union

Written Testimony

Robert E. Biggerstaff, Esq. (1 of 2)
      2 of 2
Executive Director, NYS Association of Small City School Districts

Kate Breslin
President & CEO, Schuyler Center for Analysis & Advocacy

John R. Drexelius Jr.
Government Relations Council, Developmental Disability Alliance of Western NY

Keith Watkins, RDF
SBGA President, Superintendent of Buildings & Grounds at Marcellus CSD

Frederick Koelbel
SBGA Legislative Committee Chair, Plant Facilities Administrator & Director of Transporation at Port Jefferson UFSD

Dan White
District Superintendent, Monroe #1 BOCES
Chair, BOCES Educational Consortium

Dennis Richardson
CEO, Hillside Family of Agencies