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Staff Recognized for National Certification

The Ballston Spa Central School District’s Board of Education recently recognized those staff members who have earned National Certification in their respective professional roles and expressed congratulations on behalf of the school community. 

Jessica Lamb received National Board Certification in Special Education. She currently is a Special Education Teacher who works with the students and families at Milton Terrace Elementary School.

Reid Keefe received National Certification as a School Psychologist. She currently works with students and families at the Ballston Spa High School.

Christina Carlson recently joined the school district as a Guidance Counselor specifically working with the students in the district’s Clean Tech Early College High School. She received her National Board Certification in School Counseling.

Shannon Hansen, Science Instructor at Ballston Spa High School, also was recognized for receiving re-certification as a National Board Certified Science Teacher.

Ballston Spa Teachers’ Association President Kim Pusatere presented information on the national certifications and commended the staff members for their commitment to their profession and to the students in Ballston Spa. Additional information on national certification is available at