Contact Us

We encourage parents who have questions or concerns to contact the district. To ensure a more timely response to an issue, please contact the appropriate staff member. Generally, it is best to start with your child’s classroom teacher, followed by the building principal or assistant principal, if necessary. Use the links provided for the staff email directory and district administrator directory, or use the school phone numbers.

Staff Directory

Search for faculty and staff by typing ONE of these options in the box below: first name, last name or email.

Tip: If you don’t know how to spell the name of the person you are looking for, try typing the first few letters of their first or last name and click ‘Go’.

Central Office

1245 Hillside Drive
Watervliet, New York 12189

Dr. Lori Caplan, Superintendent of Schools
(518) 629-3200, Ext. 6

Keith Heid, Business Manager
(518) 629-3200, Ext. 5

Janelle O. Yanni, Director of Programs & Pupil Services
(518) 629-3200, Ext. 3

Donald Stevens, Director of Curriculum, Instruction & Professional Development
(518) 629-3456

Kirsten DeMento, Director of Educational Programs & Accountability
(518) 629-3231

Judy Frost, Public Information Specialist/Webmaster (M, Th-F)
(518) 629-3236

Watervliet Junior/Senior High School

1245 Hillside Drive
Watervliet, New York 12189

Ryan Groat, Principal
(518) 629-3300

Kelly Webster, Assistant Principal
(518) 629-3300

Michael Foust, Assistant Principal/Athletic Director
(518) 629-3303

Main Office Fax: (518) 273-4772
Attendance Office: (518) 629-3301
Guidance Office: (518) 629-3302 | Fax: (518) 629-3330
Nurse: (518) 629-3304

Watervliet Elementary School

2557 10th Avenue
Watervliet, New York 12189

Loida Lewinter, Principal
(518) 629-3400

David Wareing, Assistant Principal
(518) 629-3400

Kirsten DeMento, Director of Universal Pre-Kindergarten
(518) 629-3263

Main Office Fax: (518) 273-5312
Attendance Office: (518) 629-3214
Nurse: (518) 629-3402