CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS ON COMMUNITY FORUM Well over 1,000 supporters of public education — parents, teachers, students, school board members, administrators, grandparents, community members — gathered at (the former) Auburn West Middle School and North Syracuse Junior High School Feb. 3 and Feb. 5  to gain new information about the devastating toll of five years of GEA cuts and learn how to be effective advocates for their schools and children. GET DATA AND WORK PARTS HERE

PREPARING OUR STUDENTS FOR 21st CENTURY CAREERS: Our first Board Presidents Roundtable of the school year (held September 4 at Pascale’s Italian Bistro at Drumlins) spotlighted a topic of critical importance to school board members — preparing our students for 21st century careers. The panel featured several of CNYSBA’s Business Partners, who shared data, resources and the largely untold story of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) opportunities for our children — including scholarships, internships and employment with some of CNY’s top companies.  “These opportunities will only continue to grow over the next few years,” said CNYSBA Executive Director Charles Borgognoni. “We want to build awareness of STEM opportunities and we want BOE members to build awareness with administrators, guidance counselors, teachers, students, stakeholders and communities.”

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Dr. Rick Timbs travels around NYS getting the message out for our schools.  Click here to listen to the interviews.
•TOPICS INCLUDE –   •The Governor’s call for more education reform
•Reaction to Commissioner John King’s departure • much more

 

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