New York school board members were educated and celebrated at NYSSBA’s 100th Convention and Education Expo in Rochester.
This year’s highlights included pre-convention workshops, education topics, entertainment by local school districts, awards and the annual business meeting.
After Hurricane Maria the Brito family left Puerto Rico to rebuild their life in New York. Now, 16-year-old Sarah is transitioning from home-schooling to public school, a path to an ever brighter future.
Gillette Road Middle School students are learning how to program small robots called Spheros. This 2017 Be the Change for Kids Innovation Award winning-program from North Syracuse Central Schools is changing the dynamic of computer programming instruction.
Bloomfield Elementary School’s Makerspace encourages students to become creative problem solvers while making inventions. This is a 2017 Be the Change for Kids Innovation Award winner, with thanks to SUNY Polytechnic Institute.
The Marlboro Central School District 6th grade STEAM program is one of three school districts to win a $5,000 Be the Change for Kids Innovation Award. The awards were presented by NYSSBA and SUNY Polytechnic Institute.