Office of Accountability

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Phone, Fax or email us:

Office of Accountability - Ira Schwartz, Assistant Commissioner
New York State Education Department

55 Hanson Place, Room 400
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Tel.: (718) 722-2797
Fax: (718) 722-4559

89 Washington Avenue, Room 528M EB
Albany, NY 12234
Tel.: (518) 474-5923
Fax: (518) 474-7948

Accountability, Policy and Administration – Dr. Lisa Long, Supervisor
55 Hanson Place, Room 445C
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Tel.: (718) 722-4553
Fax: (718) 722-2215

  • Email regarding:
    • School Registration
    • Data Inquiries
    • High Performing Schools
    • Internships

District and School Review – Mr. Stephen Earley, Director
Email or for Upstate inquiries send mail to 89 Washington Avenue, 528M EB, Albany, NY 12234.  For Downstate send mail to 55 Hanson Place, Room 400B, Brooklyn, NY 11217 regarding:

The Diagnostic Tool for School and District Effectiveness, School Comprehensive Educational Plans (SCEP), and Title I School Improvement Section 1003(a) Grants.

Email regarding the Diagnostic Tool for School and District Effectiveness.

    • Upstate Supervisors
      Tel.: (518) 474-5923
      Fax: (518) 474-7948
    • Downstate Supervisors
      Tel.:(718) 722-4553
      Fax: (718) 722-4559

Sandra Herndon (Doris Hill-Wyley)

Downstate Review:
Crystal Cumberbatch
Upstate Review:
Mary Sapp
Lisa Long

Metrics - Ms. Brigid Fallon, Associate                        

Office in Albany
Office in Albany
89 Washington Avenue,
 Room 528M EB
Albany, NY 12234
Tel: (518) 474-5923
Fax: (518) 474-7948
Office in New York City
55 Hanson Place, Room 414
Brooklyn, NY 11217 
Tel: 718-722-4553 
Fax: 718-722-2215

Title I School and Community Services - Mrs. Maxine Meadows-Shuford, Director
89 Washington Avenue, Room 365 EBA
Albany, NY 12234
Tel.: (518) 473-0295
Fax: (518) 486-1762

Complaints Complaints may be filed with the New York State Education Department (NYSED).  In order to ensure that your complaint/grievance is thoroughly and quickly reviewed, please follow the appropriate complaint procedures.

Feedback All general inquiries, feedback on this site or any changes you would like to see, should be sent to unless another email is listed above. 

Last Updated: August 20, 2015