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Human Resources

1 Academy Park
Albany, NY 12207
Phone: (518) 475-6055


The mission of the City School District of Albany is to educate and prepare all students for college and career, citizenship and life in partnership with our diverse community.


The City School District of Albany's Office of Human Resources is dedicated to accomplishing the following strategic goals in support of the district's mission:

  • Recruiting, hiring and retaining the most highly qualified staff as well as a caring and competent teacher in every classroom, and highly effective leaders in every school and district office.

  • Promoting positive labor relations through collaborative problem-solving and open communication

  • Ensuring a safe and professional work environment that emphasizes mutual respect and maximizes employee effectiveness

  • Providing employment-related resources and information to employees with an emphasis on timely responsiveness and customer service

Who to contact in HR

In addition to accessing resources and information using the Quick Links to the right, employees are encouraged to contact members of the Human Resources staff with questions.


Matthew Petrin

Human Resources Administrator


  • Affirmative Action Officer

  • Employee relations/labor relations

  • Compliance issues

Marissa Cannon

Assistant Human Resources Administrator

475-6058, ext. 10031

  • Civil Service liaisons

  • Certifications and professional licensing

  • Coaching requirements

  • Attendance

  • Leave notices (deadline Oct. 31)

Aurora Korotchen

Administrative Assistant

475-6055, ext. 10030

  • Board of Education agenda items

  • Verification of employment (PS loan forgiveness, teacher loan forgiveness and employment status)

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Longevity

  • MS/MA credit salary adjustments

Katelin Pugliese

Human Resources Generalist

475-6023, ext. 10015

  • Secondary schools, maintenance workers and security personnel

  • Job postings, interview set-up, reference checks and hiring

  • Aesop/absence management system

Anella Speranza

Human Resources Generalist

475-6057, ext. 10033

  • Elementary schools, other district personnel and food service staff

  • Job postings, interview set-up, reference checks and hiring

  • Substitutes and home tutors


475-6000, ext. 10001

  • Name, address and phone changes

  • New employee paperwork

  • ID badges

  • Accountability data


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