District Office

Melinda McCool

Melinda McCool


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

Fleurette Clough

Secretary to the Superintendent

District Plans

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