The Lackawanna Teacher Center is one of over 130 Teacher Centers across New York State funded through a legislative grant under the auspices of the State Education Department. New York State Teacher Centers represent the largest professional learning community in New York State. Teacher Centers work with more than 685 public school districts and more than 1,000 non-public and charter schools.
New York State Teacher Centers deliver professional development to support quality teaching for more than 300,000 educators in their communities.
The LackawannaTeacher Resource and Training Program is operated by a policy board headed by a chair-person. By law it must be made up of a majority of elementary and secondary teachers representative of teachers served by the center, The policy board is the heart of the center. This group communicates often with its constituents.
Michelle Knavel- (Chair-person) - Lackawanna High School
Sara Wiencek- Lackawanna High School
Michele Maser - Lackawanna Middle School
Maria Brogcinski- Lackawanna Middle School
Rene Reuther - Truman Elementary School
Lee Tojek- Martin Rd. Elementary School
Elaine Fredericks- Truman Elementary School
Kathryn Wilkinson- Truman Elementary School
Mary M. Hoffman -Technology, CIO, & 21st Century Grant Debbie Biastre -Curriculum, Instruction & Staff Development
Patricia Rosati- SPS Printing
HIGHER EDUCATION REPRESENTATIVE:
Dr. Myrtle Welch - State University College at Buffalo
Sister Ellen O'Keefe - Principal OLV
Office will be openedmost Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30-11:30am :
July 2, 9, 11, 23, 25, 30 (closed July 4th, 16 & 18)
August 1, 6,8,13,15,20,22, & the week before school opens on August27, 28, 29.