Sage Announces New York State Schools of Character
The Academy for Character Education at The Sage Colleges is pleased to announce as the New York State Schools of Character.
West Sand Lake Elementary: Averill Park CSD
Harrison Avenue School: South Glens Falls CSD
Canandaigua Middle School: Canandaigua CSD
Central Square School District
Smith Street School: Uniondale UFSD
Grand Avenue School: Uniondale UFSD
Sponsored by The Academy for Character Education at Sage and the Character Education Partnership, the New York State Schools of Character (NYSSOC) awards program recognizes schools or districts that demonstrate outstanding school climate and academic performance. The Academy for Character Education is part of the Esteves School of Education at The Sage Colleges.
The NYSSOC winners were chosen by a panel of independent reviewers who have been involved in character education and student development for many years. New York State School of Character winners have advanced to the national level competition as New York’s nominees for the National School of Character awards program. More can be learned about the national competition at www.character.org.
The Academy for Character Education at The Sage Colleges’ Honorable Mention:
Lawrence Middle School: Lawrence UFSD
Number 4 School: Lawrence UFSD
Mildred E. Strang Middle School: Yorktown Heights CSD
Byron-Bergen School District
Lawrence Road Middle School: Uniondale UFSD
Schools being recognized as Emerging Schools/Districts of Character include:
Valley Stream J.H.S.: Valley Stream CHSD
Jonas E. Salk Middle School: Levittown CSD
Voorheesville Elementary: Voorheesville CSD
Formal announcements and presentations will be made during The Academy for Character Education’s Champions of Character Awards Banquet on April 9, 2014. For further information about this formal announcement and school recognition, please contact The Academy for Character Education at The Sage Colleges.