State Aid Office Staff Assignments

STAFF ASSIGNMENTS OF STATE AID OFFICE (08/2017)
MAIN PHONE NUMBER (518) 474-2977

AID PROGRAM OR DATA STAFF CONTACT E-MAIL ADDRESS(ES)
Administrative Salary Disclosure Reports Office of Education Management Services
(518) 474-6541
emscmgts@nysed.gov
Approved Operating Expense (AOE) John Cushin john.cushin@nysed.gov
Attendance Dianne Bittermann
John Tamburello
dianne.bittermann@nysed.gov
john.tamburello@nysed.gov
BOCES Aids and Data Ashley Weil ashley.weil@nysed.gov
BOCES Payments Joshua Staples
Storme Sing-Wai
joshua.staples@nysed.gov
storme.sing-wai@nysed.gov
Building Aids and Data Louise Gallerie
Lynn Butler
louise.gallerie@nysed.gov
lynn.butler@nysed.gov
Bus Purchase Approval and Aid
Karen Corbin karen.corbin@nysed.gov
Career Education Aid
(Big 5 & non-components)
Dianne Bittermann
John Tamburello
dianne.bittermann@nysed.gov
john.tamburello@nysed.gov
Cash Balances Storme Sing-Wai storme.sing-wai@nysed.gov
Charter School Intercepts Caylyn Northburg
Storme Sing-Wai
caylyn.northburg@nysed.gov
storme.sing-wai@nysed.gov
Charter School Questions Charter School Office
(518) 474-1762
CharterSchools@nysed.gov
Charter School Tuition and
Supplemental Basic Tuition
Storme Sing-Wai storme.sing-wai@nysed.gov
Community Schools Setaside Office of Student Support Services
(518) 486-6090
 
Computer Hardware Aid Dianne Bittermann
John Tamburello
dianne.bittermann@nysed.gov
john.tamburello@nysed.gov
Computer Services Aid
(Big 5 & non-components)
John Tamburello
John Cushin
john.tamburello@nysed.gov
john.cushin@nysed.gov
CVEEBS (County Vocational Ed and Extension Bds.) ACCES Office
(518) 474-8940
 
Days of Session/180 Day Requirement Dianne Bittermann
John Tamburello
dianne.bittermann@nysed.gov
john.tamburello@nysed.gov
Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY) Louise Gallerie
Lynn Butler
louise.gallerie@nysed.gov
lynn.butler@nysed.gov
Electronic Funds Transfers (Aid Payments) Wanda Cinnamon
Storme Sing-Wai
wanda.cinnamon@nysed.gov
storme.sing-wai@nysed.gov
Employment Preparation Education Aid (EPE) John Tamburello
John Cushin
john.tamburello.nysed.gov
john.cushin@nysed.gov
EXCEL Building Aid Louise Gallerie louise.gallerie@nysed.gov
Excess Cost Aids: Public & Private Steven Wright steven.wright@nysed.gov
Federal Grants Grants Finance (518) 474-4815  
Form A (Attendance) Dianne Bittermann
John Tamburello
dianne.bittermann@nysed.gov
john.tamburello@nysed.gov
Form FB (Building) Lynn Butler
Louise Gallerie
lynn.butler@nysed.gov
louise.gallerie@nysed.gov
Form FT (Transportation) Karen Corbin
Danielle Bunney
karen.corbin@nysed.gov
danielle.bunney@nysed.gov
Foundation Aid Sean Giambattista sean.giambattista@nysed.gov
Full-Day Kindergarten Conversion Aid Dianne Bittermann
John Tamburello
dianne.bittermann@nysed.gov
john.tamburello@nysed.gov
Full Value Data
(Taxable Property Valuations)
John Cushin john.cushin@nysed.gov
Hardware Aid Dianne Bittermann
John Tamburello
dianne.bittermann@nysed.gov
john.tamburello@nysed.gov
Hardware Loan: Non-public School Students Office of Non-public School Services
(518) 474-6541
 
Independent Audit SED Office of Audit Services
(518) 473-4516
FSandSingleAudit@nysed.gov
Instruction Contracts Dianne Bittermann
John Tamburello
dianne.bittermann@nysed.gov
john.tamburello@nysed.gov
Library Materials Aid Dianne Bittermann
John Tamburello
dianne.bittermann@nysed.gov
john.tamburello@nysed.gov
Library Materials Loan: Non-public School Students Office of Non-public School Services
(518) 474-6541
 
Local Share Deduction Steven Wright steven.wright@nysed.gov
Lottery Aid –
Calculation and Payment
Joshua Staples
Storme Sing-Wai
joshua.staples@nysed.gov
storme.sing-wai@nysed.gov
Medicaid Reimbursement via Excess Cost Aid Payment Joshua Staples
Storme Sing-Wai
joshua.staples@nysed.gov
storme.sing-wai@nysed.gov
Medicaid (SSHSP- School Supportive Health Svcs Program) Ed Waaler edgar.waller@nysed.gov
Native American Building Aid Louise Gallerie louise.gallerie@nysed.gov
Occupational Education Aid
(Big 5 & non-components)
Dianne Bittermann
John Tamburello
dianne.bittermann@nysed.gov
john.tamburello@nysed.gov
Overpayment Spreads Joshua Staples
Storme Sing-Wai
joshua.staples@nysed.gov
storme.sing-wai@nysed.gov
Payments and Payment Schedules Joshua Staples joshua.staples@nysed.gov
Preschool Special Education Sheila Costa sheila.costa@nysed.gov
Prior Year Adjustments –
Payment of
Storme Sing-Wai storme.sing-wai@nysed.gov
Prior Year Adjustments –
Request for list
Storme Sing-Wai storme.sing-wai@nysed.gov
Private School Cost (Students with Disabilities) FTE Ed Truax - STAC Unit (518) 474-7116 edwin.truax@nysed.gov
Property Tax Cap Office of Education Management Services
(518) 474-6541
emscmgts@nysed.gov
Property Tax Report Cards Office of Education Management Services
(518) 474-6541
emscmgts@nysed.gov
Public Pension Accrual – Application and Payment Joshua Staples
Storme Sing-Wai
joshua.staples@nysed.gov
storme.sing-wai@nysed.gov
Rates for Providers of Services to Students with Disabilities Rate Setting Unit (518) 474-3227 rateweb@nysed.gov
Reorganization Incentive Building Aid Louise Gallerie
Lynn Butler
louise.gallerie@nysed.gov
lynn.butler@nysed.gov
Reorganization Incentive Operating Aid John Tamburello
John Cushin
john.tamburello@nysed.gov
john.cushin@nysed.gov
RESCUE Aid Louise Gallerie
Lynn Butler
louise.gallerie@nysed.gov
lynn.butler@nysed.gov
Residential Property Tax Levy Data John Cushin john.cushin@nysed.gov
SA132 or 135 Louise Gallerie
Lynn Butler
louise.gallerie@nysed.gov
lynn.butler@nysed.gov
SA139, SA4, SA25 and SA23 Louise Gallerie
Lynn Butler
louise.gallerie@nysed.gov
lynn.butler@nysed.gov
SAMS Password/Access Information Technology Services
(518) 473-8832
seddas@nysed.gov
SAMS Tech Support/Training John Cushin john.cushin@nysed.gov
School Calendar/180-Days Dianne Bittermann
John Tamburello
dianne.bittermann@nysed.gov
john.tamburello@nysed.gov
School Report Card Office of Information and Reporting Services (518) 474-7965  
Short Session Deduction Dianne Bittermann
John Tamburello
dianne.bittermann@nysed.gov
john.tamburello@nysed.gov
SIRS Enrollment Data on State Aid Forms and Reports John Cushin john.cushin@nysed.gov
Software Aid Dianne Bittermann
John Tamburello
dianne.bittermann@nysed.gov
john.tamburello@nysed.gov
Software Loan: Non-public School Students Office of Non-public School Services (518) 474-6541  
ST-3 Jim Hayden
John Tamburello
jim.hayden.nysed.gov
john.tamburello@nysed.gov
STAR (School Tax Relief) Caylyn Northburg
Joshua Staples
caylyn.northburg@nysed.gov
joshua.staples@nysed.gov
Teachers Retirement System (TRS) Joshua Staples
Storme Sing-Wai
joshua.staples@nysed.gov
storme.sing-wai@nysed.gov
Textbook Aid Dianne Bittermann
John Tamburello
dianne.bittermann@nysed.gov
john.tamburello@nysed.gov
Textbooks: Non-public School Students Office of Non-public School Services (518) 474-6541  
Transportation Aid Karen Corbin
John Tamburello
karen.corbin@nysed.gov
john.tamburello@nysed.gov
Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) Sean Giambattista sean.giambattista@nysed.gov
Urban-Suburban Transfer Aid John Cushin john.cushin@nysed.gov
Urban-Suburban Transfer Program,
Program Participation
Office of Education Management Services
(518) 474-6541
emscmgts@nysed.gov
Website and Home Page David Duprey
John Cushin
david.duprey@nysed.gov
john.cushin@nysed.gov
Last Updated: February 5, 2018