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Teacher of the Year Albrecht calls for emphasis on charity

On Board Online • October 23, 2017

By Cathy Woodruff
Senior Writer

New York's Teacher of the Year invited school board members and administrators at NYSSBA's 98th Annual Convention and Education Expo to join him in a campaign to show students the importance of charity and community service.

Brockport fourth grade teacher Christopher Albrecht noted that he received three financial awards (totaling $1,100) as part of the statewide honor announced in September.

"I plan to keep none of it," he said. Instead, using bulk ordering discounts available to educators, he expects to purchase at least 1,300 books to give to students.

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