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April 27, 2017

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Source:  NYSUT Communications
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All are professional learning workshops featured at the first-ever New York State Summit on Teacher Leadership on May 19-20 at SUNY Buffalo State and the Marriott Harborcenter.

The conference, designed by teacher leader fellows with the National Board Council of New York State, is open to teachers, union leaders, administrators, and faculty from all higher education institutions.

The summit's theme is "RISE: Recognize, Inspire, Sustain, Empower" and will feature a wide variety of inspirational speakers, informative collegial sessions and panel discussions representing various aspects of teacher leadership.

On Friday evening, May 19, speakers will include Jere Hochman, the governor's deputy secretary for education; and the National Education Association's Jennifer Locke, a National Board Certified Teacher and expert on teacher leadership initiatives.

The registration cost is $89 per person, with meals underwritten by co-sponsors including NYSUT, and NEA. Participants may earn Continuing Teacher & Leader Education (CTLE) professional learning hours required by the State Education Department.

Download the packet for more information and an agenda (PDF); visit to register.

When you register, you must sign up for workshops that will be filled on a first come, first served basis.

Questions? Contact Annette Romano at

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