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WNY Principals & School Counselors to Meet for Joint Professional Development at ECC

Wed, Feb 3rd 2016 04:00 pm

School Counselors' Association of

Western New York


Invite you to our February Professional Development Program:

Joint Meeting with the Western New York Principals Association

Friday February 26th




 Sign-in, networking, breakfast


Welcome: Jack Quinn, President, Erie Community College, Richard Washousky, Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs, Erie Community College


Katie Storey, Principal, Twilight Academic Program (TAP): Will provide an overview of the successful E1B - TAP Program; A cost-effective option to alternative education; Designed for Regents bound students who are under-credited and/or who may benefit from an alternate high school placement.


Beth Gerardi, Regional Governor, New York State School Counselor Association: Will present on the proposed SED Regulations, changes, and requirements to - District School Counseling Programs which will impact all NY State School Districts beginning in the 2017-2018 school year.


ECC Nanotechnology Program: Nanotechnology - is engineering at the atomic length scale, a size range which until recently was only available to nature. The program is designed to help prepare students from a broad range of disciplines for careers in fields involving Nanotechnology.

10:25-10:30: - 5 Minute Break


ECC Green Technology Program: Donald Lee, Professor ECC Building Maintenance and Management and Green Building Technology. Green Jobs are well-paid, career-track jobs that contribute directly to preserving or enhancing environmental quality. Such jobs are arising because of the need to address global warming pollution caused by burning fossil fuels, and also because of the need to develop sources of clean, renewable energy, like wind, solar and geothermal.


GED/TASC Update - Streamlined Process Overview.


Please RSVP electronically by February 17 to:


Coordinated By: East Aurora High School & Erie 1 BOCES - T.A.P. Program