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Liza Frenette
Thursday, 15 July 2021
Climate change comes in many forms. Guilderland teacher Matthew Pinchinat is trying to change the climate from one where people are maligned because of their differences, to one where differences are appreciated.
Liza Frenette
Thursday, 29 April 2021
Thanks to the efforts of two teachers, on April 30 students in Guilderland schools will be participating in Rock Walk to raise awareness and support for two students battling a rare cancer. High school students...
Liza Frenette
Thursday, 01 April 2021
Marion Gyarmathy honed her caring nature in her day job teaching special education students at Saratoga Springs high school. When there’s a need outside of school, she turns her attention to The Giving Circle...
Kara Smith
Friday, 05 March 2021
Kelly Landry knows that education is seldom equal. But 11 years ago, an article in The Boston Magazine made it personal for her. The piece was about Lawrence High School, a Massachusetts school near the...
Liza Frenette
Tuesday, 02 March 2021
Albany reading teacher Carey Fusco knows books, cover to cover, inside and out. They are not casual friends. She sees them as lifelines. Fusco volunteers at Grassroot Givers, a nonprofit organization supporting underserved communities in...
Liza Frenette
Tuesday, 24 November 2020
It all started with chocolate. Learning about children being exploited as workers on cocoa farms gave teacher Pamela Mary Schmidt a taste for making change. Chocolate on the mind can be as strong as chocolate...
Liza Frenette
Thursday, 29 October 2020
You might assume that, as a marathon competitor, Charlotte Johnson has a sparkling collection of hard-earned medals hanging on a wall. But no. She’s given them all away. It’s personal. She used to teach with Christine...
Liza Frenette
Friday, 28 August 2020
It’s a different way to walk the beat. These days, Copenhagen retired teacher Deb Barnard Strianese makes the rounds once a week to check on and restock three new Little Libraries she helped bring into...
Liza Frenette
Wednesday, 15 July 2020
Sometimes a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single book. In Kingston, that book is “So You Want To Talk About Race” by Ijeoma Oluo. City residents are reading it as a group called Kingston Reads.
Liza Frenette
Monday, 18 May 2020
“I called it Depression Soup Kitchen when I first started,” said culinary arts professor Joe Forget, a member of the EOC Alliance local union. “But anti-depression is what I’m really doing.”
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