165 NY teachers earn gold standard

Amidst all the dreary news, a golden moment shines.

The number of New York teachers who earned national certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards – jumped 14.5 percent in 2011. That means New York now has more than 1,300 teachers who have achieved ‘master teacher’ status. Here’s a link to the list of all 165 from across the state. From Melanie Addai in Syracuse to Christine Zandstra in Wappingers, these teachers amaze.

Here’s a link to the Troy Record’s coverage of the Capital Region event. Another paper, the Daily Gazette, covered as well. No links because you must pay to read their coverage online. Here’s coverage from the North CountryHere’s coverage from the Rochester area, and from the Ithaca Journal.

If you have a link from your area please share.


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