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East Greenbush Central School District is accepting nominations for the annual Mary P. Van Derzee Special Educator of the Year Award. Eligible candidates must be employed by the East Greenbush Central School District and must work with students in special education.

Candidates should be nominated for embodying the following qualities:

  • Making an extraordinary investment of time and energy
  • Placing children’s needs first
  • Exhibiting exceptional skill, creativity, sensitivity, and patience

Please note that a candidate need not be a special education teacher to be nominated, but could be, for instance, a teaching assistant, social worker, speech/language teacher, administrator or any other school district employee.

Please include the candidate’s full name and school, and a justification, with examples. We welcome nominations made by parents, students or educators.

All Nominations must be received by June 22, 2020 to the mailing or email address listed below. Nominations should be submitted in written form and any format is acceptable.

Nomination Form

Mail
William Coyle
Columbia High School
962 Luther Rd.
East Greenbush, New York 12061

Email
William Coyle, Assistant Director of Pupil Personnel Services
coylewi@egcsd.org