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 Superintendent: Melinda McCool


Secretary to the Superintendent/District Clerk: Fleurette Clough


Phone Number: 607-836-3636         Fax Number: 607-836-3635

Superintendent: Melinda McCool
Educational Background:

State University of New York College at Cortland
Certificate of Advanced Study  -School District Administration -SDA permanent certification
Masters in Education -Literacy - Reading Teacher Permanent Certification (N-12)
Bachelor of Science -Elementary Education with Science Concentration - Elementary Education Permanent Certification (N-6)
McGraw Central High School  - Valedictorian - Regents Diploma 

Education Work Experience:
2016- present        McGraw Central School Superintendent
2006-2016             Hunter Elementary School Principal
2005-2006             Homer Elementary School Asst. Principal Internship
1993-2006             Homer Central School District-Elementary Classroom Teacher, Reading Teacher 
1992-1993             Homer School District – Teacher’s Aide         
1992-1994             Lansing Residential Center - Summer School Teacher of High School Incarcerated Youth

Life Preparations:
In the years before dedicating my career to education, I worked:
at SCM in the typewriter factory on an assembly line,
at Vesta Corset in the office completing payroll and accounts receivable,
as a nutrition counselor,
as a waitress,
as a stay at home mom with my two children,
and on the family farm.

“Quality education that is relevant and rigorous is the right of every child in the community. We all have a vested interest in the success of our students.”  - Melinda McCool, 2016

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Melinda McCool, Superintendent
10 West Academy Street
McGraw, NY 13101
P: (607)836-3636