On June 26th, the North Colonie Board of Education announced the appointment of Dr. Lindsay Tresansky as the Director of Secondary Curriculum and Instruction.
Dr. Tresansky began her career at North Colonie as a high school mathematics teacher. During her time in the classroom, she taught all levels of high school mathematics, served as a content area specialist for elementary instructional coaches, and became a National Board Certified Teacher. She also completed her administrative internship at Shaker High School, Boght Hills Elementary School, and the Central Office.
Most recently, Dr. Tresansky served as the principal of Lisha Kill Middle School in the South Colonie Central School District, where she was proud to restore many beloved traditions and student events that were in place prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior to this role, she was an associate principal and mathematics supervisor at Colonie Central High School for five years. While at South Colonie, Dr. Tresansky served in various roles in professional organizations, including the New York State Association for Women in Administration and the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State. She also served as the Coordinator of the Suburban Council Mathematics Supervisors for four years and is the past President of the Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics Association.
Her educational background includes a BA in Mathematics from the University at Albany, an MAT in Mathematics and Adolescence Education from Sage Graduate School, a CAS and MSEd in Educational Leadership and Administration from the College of Saint Rose, and a PhD in Educational Policy in Leadership from the University at Albany. Additionally, she holds the New York State Superintendent’s Development Program certificate from SUNY Oswego.
“I am honored to serve as the Director of Secondary Curriculum and Instruction, ” said Dr. Tresansky. “I am thrilled to return to the district where I began my teaching career, and am looking forward to continuing North Colonie’s tradition of excellence, and creating new opportunities for our students to develop the essential skills they will need to succeed in the future.”
Dr. Tresansky will begin her new role on August 1.