Superintendent of North Colonie Central Schools, Randy Ehrenberg, has announced her retirement, effective July 30, 2010, according to a release issued by district communications specialist Steve King.
I have enjoyed my years in North Colonie and am proud of what we have accomplished here, Ehrenberg said. `I look forward to continuing our work in the months ahead.`
`Mrs. Ehrenberg came to North Colonie as an experienced educator and administrator,` Board President, Mary Nardolillo said. `During the last eight and a half years we have seen some of the district’s highest levels of student achievement in all programs district-wide, demonstrating her commitment to the educational mission of the North Colonie School District.`
The North Colonie Board of Education will be discussing the process of finding a successor and developing a timeline.
`Our goal as a Board is to find a successor who possesses the extensive educational experience and strong leadership qualities that have distinguished Mrs. Ehrenberg as one of the most highly regarded superintendents in New York State,` Nardolillo said.
In a letter written to district administrators, faculty and staff, Ehrenberg states: `To have played a role in the life of this district has been a tremendous privilege and an important part of my 42-year career in public education. I am extremely grateful to have had this opportunity and fortunate to have worked with such outstanding colleagues, wonderfully supportive and dedicated Board of Education members, and a very positive parent/guardian community.`