Contact the Bureau of Proprietary School Supervision

Albany Office

New York State Education Department
Bureau of Proprietary School Supervision

89 Washington Avenue, EBA 560 
Albany, New York 12234
Telephone Number: (518) 474-3969
Facsimile Number: (518) 474-6543

New York City Office

New York State Education Department
Bureau of Proprietary School Supervision

116 West 32nd Street, 5th Floor
New York, New York 10001
Telephone Number: (212) 643-4760
Facsimile Number: (212) 643-4765

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Staff Directory

Name Unit Position Contact
Owen Donovan, Ph.D.   Director BPSS@nysed.gov
(518) 474-3969
       
Karyn Boutis, Esq. Legal Senior Attorney (212) 643-4760
Christopher Ronk, Esq. Legal Senior Attorney (212) 643-4760
       
Thomas Reimer, Ph.D. Curriculum Review Associate in Occupational School Supervision BPSSCurriculum@nysed.gov
(518) 474-3969
       
Richard Cohen Investigations Supervisor of Investigations Unit BPSS@nysed.gov
(212) 643-4760
Paul Lai Investigations Investigative Specialist (212) 643-4760
Vincent Salvagio Investigations Investigative Specialist (518) 474-3969
Irina Smirnova Investigations Investigative Specialist (212) 643-4760
Eileen Woessner Investigations Investigative Specialist (212) 643-4760
Jacqueline Ledezma Investigations Licensing Services Clerk (212) 643-4760
       
Lisa Stiles-Roy Licensing Licensing Supervisor BPSSLicensing@nysed.gov
BPSSNewSchools@nysed.gov
(518) 474-3969
Christina Beaudin Licensing Education Program Assistant BPSSNewSchools@nysed.gov
(518) 474-3969
Samuel Jones Licensing Education Program Assistant BPSSSchoolRenewals@nysed.gov
(518) 474-3969
Kyle Yager Licensing Education Program Assistant BPSSNewSchools@nysed.gov
(518) 474-3969
Linda Derrico Licensing Licensing Services Clerk BPSSstudentrecordsrequest@nysed.gov
(518) 474-3969
       
Charmaine Grant Education Associate in Occupational School Supervision (212) 643-4760
Melissa Lurie Education Associate in Occupational School Supervision (518) 474-3969
Betty Zhou Education Associate in Occupational School Supervision (212) 643-4760
Fiormelissa Johnson Education Assistant in Occupational School Supervision (212) 643-4760
Marina Pena Education Assistant in Occupational School Supervision (212) 643-4760