The Superintendent of South Seneca School District, Steve Parker Zielinski, is in-studio as a guest on Inside the FLX with Josh Durso to discuss the recent capital project that was approved by voters along with the South Seneca Lady Falcons girls basketball team’s state championship.
Tony Ferrara was the longtime principal at Mynderse Academy High School in Seneca Falls until his retirement last year. Mike Ferrara was the longtime principal at Waterloo High School until his retirement in August. Combined, they were at the helm of both northern Seneca County high schools for a total of 77 years! Topics include Common Core, longer school days, and many other important issues facing educators and parents today.
Public Education Forum themed, “Respect Public Education. It works!” in Albright Auditorium at Hobart & William Smith in Geneva on Thursday evening, March 20, 2015.
This forum will feature a panel discussion moderated by Steven Uebbing, a professor at the University of Rochester’s Warner School of Education and also includes an appearance by Senator Mike Nozzolio. Panelists include Trina Newton, Geneva’s school superintendent; Scott Bischoping, Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES superintendent; Kathy Guenther, a member of the Penn Yan school board; Greg Lazzaro, a member of the Seneca County Board of Supervisors from Seneca Falls; Kathleen Passalacqua, a Geneva reading teacher; Kristina Knight, a Seneca Falls parent; and Jenna Curbeau, a student at Penn Yan Middle School. HWS President Mark Gearan will give the opening remarks.
You know what grinds our gears?! Self entitlement and the “I Want” generation. Amanda and Tiffany tackle the new initiative to give a “free” education to inmates. We are all riled up!