Development Team

  • Mission: The Office of District Advancement provides a framework for building resource capacity by cultivating strong community support, private and public partnerships and viable individual giving and grants programs.

    Purpose: The Office is responsible for all areas pertaining to the advancement of the school district, and communicating the district's mission to our constituents. This includes public relations, communications, marketing, developing alternative resource engines, coordination of district events and initiatives, community & alumni relations and partnership cultivation.

    Coordinator of Community Relations, Stuart Williams                      
    Email:   swilliams@bscsd.org    Phone: 518-884-7195 x1305
    Follow on Twitter   @SJWill56

    Responsibilities include:
    Public Information- press contacts, inquiries, releases and electronic notifications
    Publications- newsletters, district calendar, website content, social networks, related    brochures, and district flyers
    Community Events- coordination with the district, alumni, community education & fitness programs and support for school events
    Partnership Coordination- liaison to PTA Council, Ballston Spa Education Foundation, BSNB, and State Farm Partners in Education
    Community Outreach- business and civic organizations (Ballston Area Recreation Commission, Ballston Area Community Center, Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association)
    Board of Education/Superintendent support- communication and logistics
    Fundraiser Coordination - district initiatives and school organizations


    Coordinator of Development, Kelly Delaney-Elliott
    Email: kelliott@bscsd.org     Phone: 518-884-7195 ext. 1369
    Follow on Twitter @BSCSD_ODA - The Office of District Advancement

    Responsibilities include:
    Fund Development Management- Ballston Spa Partnership for Innovation in Education Fund, a component fund of the Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region
    Funding Prospect Research- to support Sponsor-A-Scholar, Robotics, Fine & Performing Arts, STEM enrichment initiatives, and the Clean Technologies & Sustainable Industries Early College High School (Clean Tech ECHS)
    Grant Funding- coordinates alternative revenue streams to support district programs and initiatives, and manages grant implementation
    Partnership Coordination- develops and cultivates potential corporate, educational and non-profit partners for district programs and initiatives
    Community Outreach- business, civic and non-profit organizations (Center for Economic Growth (CEG), Malta Business & Professional Association (MBPA), Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce, Southern Saratoga Chamber of Commerce)


    Follow us on Twitter @BSCSD_ODA for the latest Office of District Advancement news and information.