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Join us in April to celebrate the Class of 2020 NBCT's

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NBCT Celebration

Recognizing New York’s NBCTs
April 14, 2021, 4-5 p.m.

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Throughout New York and the nation, National Board Certified Teachers (NBCT's) truly represent accomplished teaching. NYSUT and NYSED are proud to honor New York's 60 newest NBCT's, who join more than 2,000 NBCT's statewide who have achieved this distinction.

Please join us to congratulate New York State's newly certified National Board Certified Teachers and virtually celebrate these educators' commitment to their profession.

On April 14, please join us here on this site to celebrate the Class of 2020 NBCT's.



Event Agenda

Welcome and Remarks:

  • Jolene DiBrango, Executive Vice President, New York State United Teachers

Remarks:

  • Dr. Lester W. Young, Jr., Chancellor of the NYS Board of Regents
  • Roger Tilles, Regent, NYS Board of Regents
  • Dr. Betty A. Rosa, Commissioner of Education, New York State Education Department
  • Michelle Accardi, NBCT, Director of Policy & Partnerships, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

Closing Remarks:

  • Jennifer Wolfe, NBCT and 2021 New York State Teacher of the Year

Moderators:

  • Susan Lafond, NBCT, Assistant in Educational Services, New York State United Teachers
  • Elena Bruno, Albert Shanker Grant Coordinator, New York State Education Department
  • Laura Glass, Coordinator, Office of Higher Education, New York State Education Department

2020 Newly Certified NBCTs


First Name

Last Name

Certification: Certification Name

Alyssa

Anthony

Exceptional Needs Specialist/Early Childhood through Young Adulthood

Monica

Baker

English as a New Language/Early and Middle Childhood

Michelle

Berne

Science/Early Adolescence

Felice

Best

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/Early and Middle Childhood

Susan

Bethmann

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/Early and Middle Childhood

Christa

Buccola Henriquez

Science/Early Adolescence

Kathryn

Cernera

English Language Arts/Early Adolescence

Thomas

Cheevers

Exceptional Needs Specialist/Early Childhood through Young Adulthood

Jennifer

Clift

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/Early and Middle Childhood

Shari

Costello

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/Early and Middle Childhood

Hollie

Cottrell

Exceptional Needs Specialist/Early Childhood through Young Adulthood

Richard

DeCarr

English Language Arts/Early Adolescence

Tiffany

Duquette

English as a New Language/Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood

Sara

Falco

Exceptional Needs Specialist/Early Childhood through Young Adulthood

John

Farranto

English Language Arts/Adolescence and Young Adulthood

Andrea

Fortin-Nossavage

Social Studies-History/Adolescence and Young Adulthood

Cynthia

Galvin

Music/Early and Middle Childhood

Jennifer

Gillette

Generalist/Middle Childhood

Zhanna

Glazenburg

Science/Adolescence and Young Adulthood

Nancy

Goldblatt

Library Media/Early Childhood through Young Adulthood

Melissa

Higgins

English as a New Language/Early and Middle Childhood

Jonelle

Hinchcliffe

Mathematics/Early Adolescence

Monte

Huey

Generalist/Middle Childhood

Deepak

Kapoor

Science/Adolescence and Young Adulthood

Kathryn

Kaufman

English Language Arts/Adolescence and Young Adulthood

Hal

Kaufman

Exceptional Needs Specialist/Early Childhood through Young Adulthood

Karen

Kettyle

Exceptional Needs Specialist/Early Childhood through Young Adulthood

Irina

Kimyagarov

Mathematics/Adolescence and Young Adulthood

Christine

Landaker Charbonneau

English Language Arts/Adolescence and Young Adulthood

David

Lazar

Mathematics/Early Adolescence

Michelle

Levasseur

Exceptional Needs Specialist/Early Childhood through Young Adulthood

Lauren

Loschiavo

Exceptional Needs Specialist/Early Childhood through Young Adulthood

Clarissa

Lynn

Social Studies-History/Early Adolescence

Bushra

Makiya

Mathematics/Early Adolescence

Lisa

McLeod

Mathematics/Early Adolescence

Marguerite

McQuaid

English as a New Language/Early and Middle Childhood

Jennifer

McSorley

Generalist/Early Childhood

Amy

Moore

Mathematics/Early Adolescence

Nichole

Nastke

Mathematics/Early Adolescence

Natalie

Patrizio-Tully

Mathematics/Early Adolescence

Caroline

Phillips

Science/Early Adolescence

Marcy

Philo

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/Early and Middle Childhood

Jennifer

Platania

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/Early and Middle Childhood

Michael

Porter

Social Studies-History/Adolescence and Young Adulthood

Virginia

Powell

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/Early and Middle Childhood

Catherine

Rinko-Gay

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/Early and Middle Childhood

Thomas

Rooke

English Language Arts/Adolescence and Young Adulthood

Tamara

Rupertus

Generalist/Early Childhood

Kristen

Ryan

Social Studies-History/Adolescence and Young Adulthood

Alan

Schorn

Science/Adolescence and Young Adulthood

Kathryn

Schreck

English Language Arts/Adolescence and Young Adulthood

Elizabeth

Seyboth

English Language Arts/Early Adolescence

Michael

Sheridan

Library Media/Early Childhood through Young Adulthood

Ritashona

Simpson

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/Early and Middle Childhood

Yvette

Sosnick

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/Early and Middle Childhood

Jamie

Stroffolino

Music/Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood

Karen

Vecellio

Generalist/Early Childhood

Nichole

Weber

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/Early and Middle Childhood

Carol

Wilkins

Literacy: Reading-Language Arts/Early and Middle Childhood

Mallory

Womer

Science/Adolescence and Young Adulthood

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