New York State School Boards Association

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

Former Williamsville, Erie 1 BOCES board of education member to receive award

FOR RELEASE: September 8, 2020

Judith H. Katz, who served on boards of the Williamsville Central School District and the Erie 1 BOCES for a combined total of more than 50 years, has been honored with New York’s highest honor for distinguished school board service.


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Pandemic seen as opportunity to 'reimagine' public education

On Board Online • September 21, 2020

By Eric D. Randall
and Pauline Liu
Special Correspondent

Educators across the state have expressed feeling both jubilant and distressed as schools reopened this September. On one hand, it's a long-awaited return to some semblance of normalcy, especially in districts that are holding in-person classes (about 93% of districts, according to a NYSSBA poll of school board presidents).

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Daily Clips

Spectrum News
Rochester-Area Doctors, Educators Collaborate to Teach Youth About COVID-19

Times Union
Hundreds of public school staff cuts weaken Capital Region economy

Buffalo News
How many kids are learning fully remotely? Depends on where you live

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 District Clerk Workshop
Date: October 1, 2020
Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar: Equity and Inclusivity: Answering the Call to Action
Date: October 7, 2020
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
School Board Recognition Week
Date: October 19 - 23, 2020
12th Annual Pre-Convention Communications Workshop
Date: October 20, 2020
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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