Sage Announces New York State Schools of Character

January 23, 2014 at 4:20 pm

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.