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Out of an abundance of caution, and in alignment with the local districts, we have decided to suspend classes at all NHA New York schools. Learn more about the closure and food services during this time.

Meet Our Leadership Team

Teresa Gerchman

Teresa Gerchman


Jaime Peld

Jaime Peld

Kindergarten - 2nd Grade Dean

Andrea Cwynar

3rd - 5th Grade Dean

Kristen Brozyna

6th - 8th Grade Dean

April Gapinski

April Gapinski

Dean of Special Ed. and Intervention

Meet Our School Board

Our School Board draws from the best local civic and community leaders. They volunteer their time and energy to ensure students at Buffalo United Charter School receive the best education possible. For a schedule of Board meetings, minutes, and more information, visit the Board Documents page or contact us at or

Andrew Freedman


Kim DeJesus


Ted Purvis


Michael Ford


Arthur Traver


Kathy Wood


Robert Lowery


Our Authorizer

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We are authorized by the SUNY Charter Schools Institute. They sponsor and monitor us to ensure we achieve academic results and uphold the promises made in our charter.

Learn About Our Authorizer