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NYSSBA 2020 Convention goes Virtual!

We have transformed our annual convention into a two-week virtual event.

Mark your calendars... The virtual convention will be held over a two-week period, October 20-22 and October 27-29, 2020.

You’ll receive the same great quality experience that you have come to know and enjoy from our in-person event.

Your 2020 NYSSBA convention experience will include exceptional programming that is relevant to the issues schools are dealing with this year, inspiring keynote speakers, pre-convention events, education expo, networking opportunities and even entertainment!

And the Annual Business Meeting will be held virtually on October 31.

Convention programming can be found here.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact the individual listed below for your specific inquiry:

News Releases

Statement of NYSSBA Executive Director Robert Schneider on the appointment of Betty Rosa as interim commissioner of education

FOR RELEASE: August 11. 2020

We congratulate Betty Rosa on her appointment as interim commissioner of education by the Board of Regents.

We appreciate Dr. Rosa’s willingness to serve during this turbulent and difficult time. Her hands-on involvement in developing guidance for school reopening plans means she is familiar with the urgent educational challenges facing New York schools right now and can easily hit the ground running.

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How should schools handle infections?

On Board Online • August 10, 2020

By Eric D. Randall
Editor-in-Chief

If a student or staff member in your school district tests positive for COVID-19 at any point during the new school year, district leaders will have to make a tough decision about whether it's necessary to close one or more school buildings.

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Daily Clips

Chalkbeat
NYC will hire 400 school nurses amid pressure from educators and families

Newsday
As the school year nears, teachers worry about plans to keep them safe

Journal News
How will NY schools take attendance in a hybrid world?

Here are the top education stories found in today's NYSSBA e-Clips. If you're a NYSSBA member, you can subscribe to e-Clips to receive education news from over 26 newspapers each day.Sign-up TODAY!

Upcoming Events

2020 Live Virtual New School Board Member - Fiscal Workshop
Date: August 17 - 18, 2020
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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2020 Live Virtual New School Board Member - Governance
Date: August 24, 2020
Time: 5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
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Policy Webinar: A Deeper Dive into Board Policy
Date: August 26, 2020
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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2020 Live Virtual Board Officers Academy
Date: September 25, 2020
Time: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
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