• Welcome to the Division of Instruction:

    The Division of Instruction is comprised of our Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Elementary and Secondary curriculum departments and administrators,  College and Career Readiness, English Language Learners, Physical Education, Health and Athletics, School Counseling, Adult Education, Career and Technical Education, Community Schools programming, and Data, Accountability, and Assessment. We are excited to provide our students with a strong academic experience and are here to support the students and families of Poughkeepsie City School District!


    PreK & K Registration event is happening now!  Information can be found on our UPK site here.

  • Contact the Team:

    Department of Curriculum & Instruction
    18 South Perry Street
    Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
    Assistant Superintendent for Elementary Education
    Mr. Gregory Mott
    (845) 451-4900 ext. 2250
    Secretary to the Assistant Superintendent of Elementary Education  
    Ms. Shpresa Toplanaj 
    (845) 451-4900 ext. 1481
    Director of Data, Accountability, & Assessment
    Dr. Jennifer Daddino
    (845) 451-4900 ext. 1351
    c (914) 538-4512
    Director of Elementary Education
    Ms. Janet Bisti
    (845) 451-4900 ext. 4983
    Supervisor of Elementary Education  
    Ms. Patrice Woods
    Assistant Superintendent for Secondary Education
    Dr. Charles Gallo
    (845) 451-4900 ext. 5730
    Executive Director of Physical Education, Health Services, Athletics and Recreation
    Peter Bianco
    (845) 451-4900 ext. 6482
    Secretary to the Assistant Superintendent for Secondary Education
    Ms. Francesca Bouffard
    (845) 451-4900 ext. 1484
    Director of Secondary Education
    Supervisor of Secondary Education  
    Director of College Readiness and Workforce Education
    Dr. Janety Encarnación
    845-451-4900 ext. 1732