About Us

Phone: 845-227-1834

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Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Chirinos and Mrs. Predatsch

Phone: 845-227-1834

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

B.A. Mathematics & M.A. General Education & Special Education, Mount Saint Mary College

Mrs. Karen Chirinos

Hello! My name is Karen Chirinos.  This is my 18th year as a Special Educator at Beekman Elementary School. 

I grew up in Fishkill and attended the Wappingers Central School District.  I graduated with my Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics and received my Teaching Certification N-6, as well as my Masters degree in Elementary and Special Education from Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh.  

I live in Pine Plains with my husband Joe.  We have a 13 year old son named Matthew and a 6 year old Yellow Lab named Winsor.  He is the best dog ever!

In my free time I  enjoy spending time at the beach, reading, rooting for the Yankees and the Jets, and spending time with my family.  

Phone: 845-227-1834

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Degrees and Certifications:

B.S. Marketing, SUNY Albany Master of Science in Teaching, SUNY New Paltz National Board Certification, Generalist, Early Childhood

Mrs. Kim Predatsch

Hi! My name is Kim Predatsch.  I am a 2nd Grade teacher at Beekman Elementary. I grew up in Orange County, and have lived in Dutchess County for the last 32 years.  

 I received my Bachelor's degree from SUNY Albany and my Master's degree from SUNY New Paltz.   I achieved National Board Certification in Generalist, Early Childhood.   I am looking forward to my 19th year teaching in the Arlington School District. 

In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family, being outdoors, and playing pickleball.