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Smith 2020-2021 Faculty/Staff


33 Wheeler Ave
Cortland, NY 13045

Angela Wanish

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
Melissa Holl 
Kellie Maniaci
Michelle Ott 
JeanAnn Sclafani
Jill Ruggiero
Kristy Buchalla- Remote
Kelly Comtois - Remote
Emily Morse - Remote

Fourth Grade Teachers
Samantha Beams
Jennifer Cowan
Maria Leana
Caroline Perks
Sarah Costello
Tony Caravella
Jody Mashlykin - Remote
Tom Vakkas - Remote
Ashley Smith - Remote
Lisa Riley
Nadia Bieber
Danielle Potter LTS
Cafeteria Staff 
Wava Bush
Phyllis DeRushia
Jody Stafford
Pat Wood
Custodial Staff
Rai Cole

Shirley van de Veur
Executive Secretary
Annette O'Hara
Keyboard Specialist
Joanne Dyer
Library Media Specialist
Jacob Abbuhl
Library Aide
Fran Davis
Heidi Shelley
Corrine Bennett 
Alison Capano .5

Jody Prezioso
Occupational Therapist
Physical Education Teachers
Meghan Dann
Ilona Ryon
Physical Therapist
Valerie Landaeta
Max Benz
Reading & Math Specialists
Anthony Caravella
Amanda Osborne
Jill Ruggiero
Ashley Smith 
Social Workers
Zoe Walters
Special Education 
Nadell Casey
Kathleen Elliott-Birdsall
Debbie Fitzgerald
Brytney Hatfield
Monica Oaks
Charlene Urtz
Speech Therapists
Sarah Fuller
Teaching Assistants 
Anne Davidson
Noelle Feint
Amy Sherwood
Linda Smith
Christine Norton




Mr. Robert J. Edwards, Superintendent

1 Valley View Drive
Cortland, NY 13045

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