New York State School Boards Association

NYSSBA’s Annual Convention & Education Expo is Going Virtual!

As your membership Association, NYSSBA takes the health and well-being of its members seriously.  Therefore, we are transforming our annual convention, originally scheduled for October 29-31, into a two-week virtual event.

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

Our virtual convention will provide you with exceptional programming, keynote address, pre-convention events, expo, networking opportunities, entertainment and much more!

The dates and times of the virtual convention will be announced in the coming weeks.  In the meantime, if you have any questions, feel free to contact the individual listed below for your specific inquiry.

Barry Entwistle, Member Relations Director – General Convention – or 518.783.3767

Heidi Longton, Convention & Meeting Manager – Programming/Registration/Speakers – or 518.783.3768

Anna O’Hara, Expo Manager – Education Expo – or 518-783.3710

Cassandra Ingham, Business Development Manager – Sponsorships – or 518.783.3726

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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Transportation directors cope with COVID-19

On Board Online • August 10, 2020

By Salvatore Prividera
Special Correspondent

How will public schools transport students during the pandemic? School district transportation directors and contractors across the state are developing answers to that question amid uncertainty about many things - whether schools will be open for in-person instruction, how many bus drivers will be available to work and what, exactly, state guidance requires.

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Daily Clips

Times Union
Portal mix-up lands area school districts on New York's non-compliance list

LI News Radio
NYSSBA’s Bob Schneider of the New York State School Board Association Live on LI in the AM w/Jay Oliver

Buffalo News
Health commissioner: Schools are in charge of teaching, not Covid testing

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Upcoming Events

2020 Live Virtual New School Board Member - Fiscal Workshop
Date: August 17 - 18, 2020
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
2020 Live Virtual New School Board Member - Governance
Date: August 24, 2020
Time: 5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
2020 Live Virtual Board Officers Academy
Date: September 25, 2020
Time: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
2020 Live Virtual District Clerk Workshop
Date: October 1, 2020
Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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