Orchard View Education 

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About Orchard View


Orchard View Education Center aims to provide enriching educational experiences to scholars of all ages. Together we create a community of multi-age learners who are interested in building solid foundations and meaningful connections to support the discoveries which we acquire through a lifetime.


Mrs. Katherine McCleneghen is a devoted lifetime learner and educator. With more than 20 years as a classroom teacher and Gifted and Talented teacher/coordinator along with a wide range of teaching experiences in various settings, she has educated learners of all ages and abilities from toddler through teacher.

She has New York State teaching certificates in elementary education (PreK-6), special education (K- 12) and Gifted and Talented education (K-12). She also has a master’s degree in Library and Information Science and extensive training as a teambuilding facilitator.


In her free time Mrs. McCleneghen loves to read, organize, play word games, spend time with family and find ways to be creative. She and her husband have three children who attend Galway Central School.


At Orchard View we make use of 3 distinct areas for learning and interaction – the Studio, the Playground and 5 acres of Nature. The Studio is our 1200+ square foot main meeting and learning environment which is outfitted for learners of all ages from toddlers through adults.


Galway is located in western Saratoga County in upstate New York approximately 12 miles west of Saratoga Springs, 30 miles northwest of Albany, and approximately 200 miles north of New York City.


Orchard View Education Center is located in Charlton, NY on the corner of Route 67 and Cook Rd. At the intersection of Route 147 and Route 67 in Galway, follow Route 67 east toward Ballston Spa and turn left on Cook Rd (approx 2 miles). {From Ballston Spa follow Route 67 for 7.8 miles and turn right on Cook Rd} The entrance driveway is the first left off of Cook Rd, across from My Other Garden, a farm and fruit stand.


Address for GPS device:

2189 Cook Rd, Galway, NY  12074