Board of Education

2023-25 Vision Statement

The Ellenville Central School District strives to be a welcoming school community in which all students are nurtured and empowered to learn, grow, and reach their full potential so that they may rise to global challenges and positively impact our unique local community.

2023-25 Mission Statement

The Ellenville Central School District, in partnership with staff, family, and the community, is dedicated to providing a safe and supportive learning environment where all students receive a solid educational foundation that prepares them for a successful, fulfilling and productive life.

Belief Statements

  • All students can learn.

  • Applied knowledge empowers students.

  • Education is essential to ensure that students actively participate in our democratic society.

  • The purpose of education is to help every student fulfill their potential.

  • Students benefit most from the effective cooperation and involvement of all stakeholders.

  • Positive parental involvement is critical to student success.

  • Learning is lifelong.

  • Consistent attendance is crucial for student success.


Nafeeza Doria
Board Clerk

Marisol Hembdt
District Clerk

Board of Education Members

Philip Mattracion, President
Rev. Julius Collins, Vice President
Willie Bruce Jr., Trustee
John Burns, Trustee
Iris Friedman, Trustee 
Jody Little, Trustee
Ethan Lonstein, Trustee
Daniel McQuillan, Trustee
Lisa Ramirez, Trustee

Board of Education Calendar

Meeting dates for the 2023-2024 school year at 7:30 PM

  • August 1

  • August 15

  • September 5

  • September 19

  • October 10

  • October 24

  • November 14

  • November 28

  • December 12

  • January 9

  • January 23

  • February 13

  • February 27

  • March 5

  • March 19

  • April 16 (BOCES)

  • April 30

  • May 14

  • May 21 (Budget Vote)

    (Special Meeting immediately following Budget Vote)

  • May 28

  • June 11

  • July 2 (Reorganizational Meeting)