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Long Island: New autism school; $2.1M purchase price, $3M renovations for 156 students

Aug 2, 2018, Newsday: Glen Cove school building to be renovated for Queens middle school move The nonprofit Tiegerman schools is purchasing the closed Coles School and will pay for more than $3 million in renovations, officials said A nonprofit that serves children with language- and autism-related disorders will move its middle school to Glen Cove from Queens next summer, officials said. Tiegerman schools expects to close next week on its $2.1 million purchase of the shuttered Coles School from the City of Glen Cove, said Brad Gerstman, Tiegerman’s Garden City attorney. The Glen Cove City Council approved the sale in December. Tiegerman will pay for more than $3 million in renovations to the school — including a new heating and cooling system, and windows — over the next 11 months, Gerstman said. The middle school will move from a leased building in Woodside, Queens, to Glen Cove in time to begin summer school classes in July 2019, he said…. Tiegerman has state approval to serve 156 middle school students with developmental disabilities, Gerstman said. He declined to say how many students the school enrolled in the past school year or how many are from Long Island….

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