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Communications Office
he City School District of Albany maintains a full-service Communications Office that conducts outreach to students, parents, teachers, staff, local leaders and policymakers.


The Communications Office produces the district's quarterly newsletter, Capital Education, the annual school calendar and a variety of other materials throughout the year.


Communications staff also maintain content on the district website and manage the district's social media tools. Staff also interact with the media to share news about district people, programs and events, and respond to media requests for interviews and information.


The district requires all students to have a signed media and photo release form prior to appearing in video or still photography, or being interviewed for stories to be distributed by the district or media.


Click here to download the district's media and photo release form in .pdf format.

For more information, contact:


Ron Lesko

Director of Communications

Ph: (518) 475-6065

Cell: (518) 376-0013


Lisa Angerame

Communications Specialist

(518) 475-6066


Cathy Edmondson

Community Engagement Coordinator

(518) 475-6067


Jake Planck

Administrative Assistant


Fiona Thompson

School Volunteer Coordinator

(518) 475-6360


You can reach the Communications Office by mail or fax at:


1 Academy Park

Albany, NY 12207               

Fax: (518) 475-6069


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