Key Education Policymakers Headline School Boards Advocacy Event
MEDIA ADVISORY and PHOTO OPPORTUNITY
CONTACT: Al Marlin
Who: More than 200 school board members and education officials
What: New York State School Boards Association annual "Capital Conference."
New York State Interim Education Commissioner Shannon Tahoe will discuss key issues facing New York’s schoolchildren; Governor Cuomo's Deputy Secretary of Education Daniel Fuller will review the executive budget proposals and Senate Education Chair Shelley Mayer will discuss legislative and budgetary priorities.
When: Sunday, February 9 from 12:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m. and Monday, February 10
from 8:00-9:30 a.m.
Where: Renaissance Hotel, 144 State St., Albany, NY (2/9, 12:30-7:00 p.m.) (2/10, 8:00-9:30 a.m.) Capital Center, 55 Eagle St., Albany, NY (2/10, 7:30-9:00 p.m.)
Schedule of Events:
Sunday, February 9
2:30-3:15 p.m. Daniel Fuller, Deputy Secretary for Education, Office of the Governor
Fuller will discuss the Governor's budget proposal and executive priorities.
3:15-4:15 p.m. A Conversation with the Interim Education Commissioner
The commissioner will address current issues facing New York school boards and answer questions.
7:30-9:00 p.m. Senator Shelley Mayer, Chair of the Senate Education Committee
Albany Capital Center
Hear from the Senate Education chair on the Senate Majority’s legislative and budgetary priorities.
Monday, February 10
8:00-9:30 a.m. Youth Governor, Maille Bowerman, William Floyd Union Free School District student, YMCA Youth and Government Program
Maille will talk about mental health awareness in schools.
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