• Department of Human Resources and Personnel Development

    24 Idlewild Avenue
    Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY 12520
    (845) 534-8009

    Brent B. Harrington, Ed.D.  

    Director of Human Resources & Personnel Development

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    Patricia Oginz

    Health Benefits & Human Resources Specialist

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    "People are not your greatest asset.  The right people are." Jim Collins in Good to Great

    Welcome to Human Resources

    Thank you for your interest in the Cornwall Central School District.  The Human Resources Department is responsible for all facets of personnel for both instructional and non-instructional staff.  There are six bargaining units that represent the approximate 500 Classified and Unclassified staff in Cornwall.  These bargaining units include the Cornwall Central Teachers Association (CCTA), the Cornwall Administrators' Association (CAA), the Cornwall Clerical Workers' Association, CSEA Orange County Local 836-Cafeteria, CSEA Orange County Local 836-Custodial, and the Cornwall Paraprofessional Association. 

    Recognizing the importance of attracting, developing and retaining well-trained and highly qualified professionals, the Department of Human Resources largely focuses on five areas:

    • Recruitment and staffing, 
    • Compensation and benefits, 
    • Onboarding and professional development,
    • Healthy labor and employee relations and, 
    • Organizational development and performance management.   

    Share Your Good News!

    Staff who would like to have their good news shared with the District in the monthly HR newsletter may submit here

    With respect to the hiring process, the Cornwall Central School District participates in an online job application process.  It is preferred that candidates for teaching and administrative positions apply online through OLAS:

    Click Here to display our current OLAS job postings.

    All current job openings can be found in the Job Opportunities section of our website.  Our Employment Application can also be found there as well.

    Click Here to display the current available job postings.

    Candidates for teaching and administrative positions must possess current New York State Education Department (NYSED) certification.  NYSED resources may be found at: