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Meet Our Leadership Team

Shannon Gallo

Shannon Gallo


Diane Ralyea

Diane Ralyea

Dean of Lower Elementary

Tamara Curry

Tamara Curry

Dean of Middle School

Danielle Wells

Danielle Wells

Dean of Special Education and Intervention

Allysa Knaack

Interim Dean

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What Southside Academy Charter School Parents Are Saying

"The overall rules and principles that the school leaders implement at all times are amazing. I know that every staff at Southside looks out for the well being of their students. I am very honored to have my child attending such a prestigious school."

- Southside Academy Charter School Parent

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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 Southside Academy 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 315-476-3019.

Carol Hill


James Duah-Agyeman

Vice President

Anthony Ortega


Regina McArthur


Marissa Willingham


Our Authorizer

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We are authorized by the New York State Board of Regents. They sponsor and monitor us to ensure we achieve academic results and uphold the promises made in our charter.

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