Rochester Board of Education

Contact the Board of Education

  • For general information about the Rochester City School District, call 585-262-8100.
    Questions or concerns relating to the Rochester Board of Education? Call 585-262-8525 today.

Board Members

  •  Cynthia Elliot, Board Vice President

    Cynthia Elliott, Board President

    Email: cynthia.elliott@rcsdk12.org
    Board Liaison to: ABC Head Start - Clifford Ave., ABC Head Start – Joseph Street, Baden Street Settlement – Jay Street, Baden Street Settlement – Clinton Ave., Charles Carroll School No. 46, Dr. Alice Holloway-Young School of Excellence, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. School No. 9, East Lower School, East Upper School, School Without Walls, Rochester International Academy
    Term Expires: December 2025

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  •  Beatriz LeBron, Commissioner

    Beatriz LeBron, Vice President

    Email: beatriz.lebron@rcsdk12.org
    Board Liaison to: Adlai E. Stevenson School No. 29, All City High, Anna Murray-Douglass Academy School No. 12, Clara Barton School No. 2, Dr. Charles T. Lunsford School No. 19, Ibero Early Childhood Services, James Monroe High School, James Monroe Lower School, Richard M. Guon Childcare (MCC), Virgil I. Grissom School No. 7, The Children’s School of Rochester School No. 15, Volunteers of America
    Term Expires: December 2027

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  • Jacqueline Griffin, Commissioner

    Jacqueline D. Griffin, Commissioner

    Email: jacqueline.griffin@rcsdk12.org
    Board Liaison to: Andrew J. Townson School No. 39, Dr. David and Ruth Anderson Academy School No. 16, Frank Fowler Dow School No. 52, Franklin Lower School, Franklin Upper School, Mary McLeod Bethune School No. 45, Nathaniel Hawthorne School No. 25, Northwest Junior High School, The Community Place of Greater Rochester (Carter Street)

    Term Expires: December 2027

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  •  Commissioner Amy Maloy

    Amy Maloy, Commissioner

    Email: amy.maloy@rcsdk12.org
    Board Liaison to: Abelard Reynolds School No. 42, Dr. Louis A. Cerulli School No. 34, Friendship Children’s Center, Home Hospital and Interim Academy, John Williams School No. 5, Montessori Academy School No. 53, Rochester Child First Network (RCN), School of the Arts, World of Inquiry School No. 58
    Term Expires: December 2027

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  • James Patterson, Commissioner

    James Patterson, Commissioner

    Email: james.patterson@rcsdk12.org
    Board Liaison to: Asbury Day Care, Enrico Fermi School No. 17, Francis Parker School No. 23, Generations Child Care – Chili Ave., Generations Child Care – Clinton Square, Generations Child Care – Empire Blvd., Generations Child Care – Highland Ave., Helen Barrett Montgomery, School No. 50, The Flower City School No. 54, OACES Adult Learning Programs, Youth and Justice Program
    Term Expires: December 2025

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  • Isaiah Santiago, Commissioner

    Isaiah Santiago, Commissioner

    Email: isaiah.santiago@rcsdk12.org
    Board Liaison to: Abraham Lincoln School No. 22, Creative Beginnings - Culver Rd., Dr. Walter Cooper Academy School No. 10, John James Audubon School No. 33, Little Hearts Childcare Center, Northeast College High School, Pinnacle School No. 35, Roberto Clemente School No. 8, St. Paul Day Care, Wilson Foundation Academy
    Term Expires: December 2027

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  •  Commissioner Camille Simmons

    Camille Simmons, Commissioner

    Email: camille.simmons@rcsdk12.org
    Board Liaison to: Caring and Sharing Center, Edison Career & Technology High School, George Mather Forbes School No. 4, Henry Hudson School No. 28, Joseph C. Wilson Commencement Academy, Oregon Leopold Day Care, P-Tech Pathways to Technology, Rochester Early College International High School, Rise Community School, Student Representative Mentor
    Term Expires: December 2025

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  •  David Buyan, Student Representative

    David Buyan, Student Representative

    David Buyan, Student Representative to the Board of Education
    Email: slc@rcsdk12.org
    Website: www.rcsdk12.org/slc

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Board President Office Hours

Meeting Schedule and Information

  • The Board meets regularly on Tuesdays and Thursdays, unless otherwise noted. To view our upcoming meetings or an annual schedule of meetings, please view the Board of Education Meeting Schedule.
    In an effort to ensure transparency and open communication, all Board of Education Meetings will be available via the RCSD’s Facebook, YouTube, and the District’s website at www.rcsdk12.org/meetings. All materials related to meetings will also be accessible on the day of the meeting via the District’s Boarddocs page 

    Anyone wishing to sign-up to speak in person or via Zoom must send an email to Boardofeducation@rcsdk12.org by noon on the day of the meeting and state that they would like to speak. The following information must be included: Name, Telephone Number, Affiliation, and the Topic on which they wish to speak. Prior to the meeting, an email will be sent to those persons with a Zoom link to participate.

    Written comments are still accepted and can be submitted by emailing Boardofeducation@rcsdk12.org. Comments will be forwarded to Board Members, posted to Boarddocs, and accepted into the public record; however, these will not be read into the Public Record.

    For more information or assistance, you may call the Board of Education at 585-262-8525 or email boardofeducation@rcsdk12.org.