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Smith Faculty/Staff


33 Wheeler Ave
Cortland, NY 13045

Jennifer Block

Phone: (607)-758-4180
Fax: (607)-758-4189


Welcome to F.E. Smith Intermediate School. Our staff is committed to providing engaging educational experiences which encourage and challenge each child to be his/her personal best: intellectually, socially, emotionally and physically. We strive to build a strong sense of community through the use of Responsive Classroom practices and promote a culture of #OtherPeopleMatter through the Positivity Project.

We welcome your involvement and support.

Smith Intermediate Faculty and Staff

Use the Staff Directory on the Main Page to find staff email link

Third GradeTeachers
Kristy Buchalla
Kelly Comtois
Carla Greenfield 
Kellie Maniaci
Monica Scheibner
Michelle Ott 
JeanAnn Sclafani
Fourth Grade Teachers
Samantha Beams
Sarah Costello
Carrie Conway
Jennifer Cowan
Emily Feissner
Casey Nadell
Caroline Perks
Nadia Bieber
Cafeteria Staff 
Wava Bush
Mary Jo Miracle
Jody Stafford

Custodial Staff
Rai Cole
Brian VanDonsel
Shirley van de Veur
Executive Secretary
Lisa Burkhard
Keyboard Specialist 
Joanne Dyer
Library Media Specialist
Jacob Abbuhl
Heidi Shelley
Nick Murray
 Allison Capano

Jody Prezioso
Occupational Therapist
Abby Hess
Physical Education Teachers
Austin Harriger
Ilona Ryon
Physical Therapist
Elizabeth Greene
Alexi Taranto
Reading/Math Specialists
Anthony Caravella 
Jody Mashlykin
Tom Vakkas
Maria Leana

Social Worker
Nicole Humphrey

K-6 Counselor
Elizabeth Evener
Special Education 
Nadell Casey
Alyx Balkwell
Angela Bogart
Mariah Gerty
Jim Hogan
Emma Trulock
Speech Therapists
Sarah Prignon
Teacher Aides

Hope Clayton
Jessica Gates
Ritsuko Hatano
Shirley Marsted
Carol Whitmarsh
Martha Bramhall
Karen Lewis
Tanya Zimmer