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David W. Ziskin

Superintendent of Schools

25 High Street

Fort Plain, NY 13339




Welcome Lauren Haus Crisman

Board appoints principal for Harry Hoag Elementary

The Fort Plain Board of Education appointed Lauren Haus Crisman as Harry Hoag Elementary Principal during the Nov. 18 regular meeting.

Mrs. Crisman is an experienced educator with a strong background in literacy and a proven track record of leading and supporting teachers in their efforts to improve student achievement.

Mrs. Crisman has spent the past five years as Elementary Principal/District ELA Coordinator in the Cherry Valley-Springfield Central School District. Prior to becoming principal Lauren served as a literacy coach and teacher at Cherry-Valley Springfield and also taught in the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk School District.

Mrs. Crisman's official start date is January 19, 2016.

*Shown in photo, left to right: Ms. Deborah Larrabee, Jr. Sr. High School Principal; Mrs. Jennifer Schwabrow, CSE Director; Mr. David W. Ziskin, Superintendent of Schools; and Mrs. Lauren Crisman, newly appointed Harry Hoag Elementary Principal.