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.
Military families often move from base to base and the uncertainty of deployment can interrupt their children’s performance in school. One New York school district offers numerous services to help students cope with military life.
A team of school administrators and teachers from the Peekskill City School District recognized that some students don't thrive in the hustle and bustle of a traditional high school. They created the Summit Academy to help these students be successful.
School districts are scrambling to find needed materials to teach the new science standards adopted by the New York State Education Department. Curriculum developers and teachers at the Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES are collaborating on ready-to-use kits that can be implemented at any school district.
On this week’s Newsmakers, NYSSBA Executive Director Tim Kremer, has a conversation with Heather Briccetti, the President and CEO of the Business Council of New York, to discuss the current business climate in the empire state.
Students at the Long Island High School for the Arts refine their storytelling skills through a fully-immersive education in digital film making, which includes screenwriting, film theory, directorial procedure, film production and editing.
SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher joins NYSSBA Executive Director Timothy Kremer for a candid conversation about the Teach-NY Report, Governor Cuomo's proposed Free College Tuition Program, the SUNY Smart Track Program and the importance of community colleges. For the full version of the interview, click on “click here to view” at the end of the video.