Letter from the President

Dear Academy Members,

I hope that this message finds you and your loved ones healthy and safe. I am well aware of your dedication to the transformative power that education offers. The New York Academy of Public Education welcomes and supports each of you as part of our community of diverse and engaged learners as we stand together during these difficult times.

This fall we are continuing to hold our meetings virtually with the hope that we may resume in person meetings in the near future. So please join us for our first virtual meeting:

October 21, 2021 5:30 – 7:00PM.

Our keynote speaker will be:
Dr. Lester W. Young, Jr.
Chancellor New York State Board of Regents

Please register for the meeting here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Once again, on behalf of the New York Academy Board of Directors, thank you for your partnership and for helping make education possible for all children during these difficult times. I know you came to this profession with a passion to contribute to the world through education. In my final year as president, I encourage you to bring your ideas, observations, and questions to our meetings. Through our speakers and discussions, you will find the knowledge, skills, and relationships that will empower you to continue to make meaningful change in the lives of students of all ages.

I look forward to working with the members, officers and the board of directors to serve the vision of the Academy:

The vision of the Academy is to create an agora for the exchange of ideas among educators who wish to encourage and uphold the promotion of the highest standards and ideals of Public Education in the Greater New York Metropolitan area.

Remember that the NYAPE Research Journal is published semi-annually and can be found on our website. Please submit articles to our Research Journal Committee for review. In addition, look for our newsletters which review our meetings, activities and the accomplishments of our members.

Lastly, please renew your membership for the 2021-2022 year by sending in your check or money order in the amount of $85.00 payable to: New York Academy of Public Education mailed to Dr. Catalina Castillo, 666 3rd Place South, Garden City, New York 11530. You also can remit your dues through PayPal. Please enter your name and email address in the notes section.

Let me know how the academy can work to meet your expectations for educational excellence.

Be Well, Be Safe and Continue to Support Our Schools,

Anthony P. Cavanna, Ed.D.
New York Academy of Public Education

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