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Curriculum & Instruction

Welcome to the Curriculum & Instruction Department for the Auburn Enlarged City School District. The Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment team in the district works to support teachers and school leaders in the equitable education of ALL children in the district. 
This office is responsible for the following PreK-12 programs:
  • Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment for all grade levels and departments
  • Professional Development for all faculty, staff and administration 
  • Universal Prekindergarten
  • Instructional Technology, including the Learning Technology Grant
  • Special Education
  • English as a New Language
  • Teacher and Principal Evaluations 
  • Homeschool Liaison
  • P-TECH (Pathways in Technology Early College in High School) 
  • Pathway Planning for college and career success
  • School Improvement  - Accountability Metrics and Reporting
  • Equity - Planning, Professional Development and Reporting
  • Multi-tiered Systems of Support 
    • Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports
    • Academic Intervention Services
    • Response to Intervention
This work is supported throughout the district by the Curriculum Council whose membership includes administrators and teacher leaders from each grade level and department. Teacher leaders in the areas of PBIS, Special Education, ENL, Instructional Technology, Pathways, and School Improvement further support the mission of the Curriculum and Instruction Department.


Sarah Cupelli
Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum & Instruction

Phone: (315) 255-8805
Fax: (315) 255-8858

Auburn Enlarged City School District
Harriet Tubman Administration Building
78 Thornton Avenue
Auburn, NY 13021
  Stephanie Wilson
Administrative Assistant
Phone: (315) 255-8814
Fax: (315) 255-8858


Directors / Coordinators

Abigail Adams-Snell
Director of Instructional Support & Data
Phone: (315) 255-8834

Assessment information
Madalyn Stowell
P-TECH Coordinator
Phone: (315) 255-8303

P-TECH website
Michelle Kolceski
Director of Early Learning
Phone: (315) 255-8613

Preschool website
Deborah Ratcliff
Director of Curriculum &
Professional Development
Phone: (315) 255-8770
Babette Valentine
Director of Elementary Special Education
Phone: (315) 255-8854

Special Education website
Brandi Wicks
Director of Secondary Special Education
Phone: (315) 255-8819

Special Education website



Amy Bryan
Instructional Coach
Phone: (315) 255-2753

Preschool & Elementary Learning Resources
Mary Beth Delany
UPK Assessment & Behavioral Specialist
Phone: (315) 255-8848

Behavioral Resources
  Meghan Parry
Literacy Instructional Coach
Casey Park Elementary School
Phone: (315) 255-8774

Stefan Kowalski
K-6 Mathematics Coach
Phone: (315) 255-3790

Math website
Superintendent: Jeffrey Pirozzolo
Phone: 315.255.8800
Address: 78 Thornton Avenue | Auburn, NY 13021