Member Monday: Meet Michael Doughty

Equity in terms of students’ access to learning and resources—and for people in or striving for leadership roles in education—are goals that motivate Assistant Superintendent Michael Doughty’s work as an educator and leader. 

Member Monday: Meet Michele Friedman

March is Women in the Trades Month, a time to celebrate the accomplishments of women forging a path in the trades and those who support them along the way. Hear from Michele Friedman about being one of CTE’s biggest supporters.

NYSAWA celebrates Public Schools Week, Feb. 27-March 23

Educators, education leaders and education advocates across the country are joining together in celebrating public schools, Feb. 27–March 3; a week designated to highlight and show support for our local public schools. Public Schools Week 2023 (#PSW23) is part of a larger campaign—#HerefortheKids—one that  shines a light on local public schools and shares the stories …

Phenomenal Women shed light on the journey to leadership

Nearly 200 attendees tuned into our second annual NYSAWA Celebrates Phenomenal Women virtual event on Wednesday, Feb. 8. Participants heard from women leaders Sujata Chaudhry, founder of Tangible Development; Nerlande Anselme, Assistant Superintendent of Rush-Henrietta Central School District; Dr. Monique Darrisaw-Akil, Superintendent of Uniondale Union Free School District; and Anita Murphy, District Superintendent of Capital …

Member Monday: Meet Shelette Pleat

“Never count a scholar out” is a phrase that tops Shelette Pleat’s Twitter bio—and is the North Star guiding her leadership.