BOE, Staff Honored with Multiple Recognitions

Multiple members of the Amityville Board of Education and staff have been honored with various awards for excellence in their respective areas. BOE First Vice President Nathan King and BOE Trustees Dr. Kathleen Corbett and Mark Epps are all recipients of the prestigious New York State School Boards Association Mastery Award in the area of Leadership Development.

Mr. King was also honored by NYSSBA as “School Board Member of the Week” back in February and he is also the recipient of the Suffolk County Organization for the Promotion of Education’s (SCOPE) School Board Service Award.

Other Amityville school community members honored by SCOPE this year are Northeast School Principal Dr. Pauline Collins (Administrator Service Award), Northeast physical education teacher Robert Claps (Teacher Service Award), Amityville support staff member Marianne Niblock (Support Staff Service Award) and UNAYO’s Sonji Crawford-Clark (Community Service Award). They were all honored at the recent SCOPE Education Services annual awards dinner held at Villa Lombardi’s in Holbrook.

Additionally, Dr. Corbett has been invited to participate in a two-day School Counselor Summit in Albany this April where she will serve as an expert panelist on the Curriculum Instructional Resource and Professional Development panels.