New York State Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development
Providing Quality Instructional Resources to Maximize Student Success
NYSASCD in Camillus, New York aims to deliver quality programs to enhance the learning process and to maximize student achievement. In addition, we promote professional development through conferences and online learning.
At NYSASCD, we are excited to bring you relevant and up-to-date education-related information. It is our way of engaging in two-way communication with our members.
NYSASCD Names New Executive Director
The Board of Directors has appointed Brian Kesel, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction for the West Genesee Central School District as its next Executive Director.
Mr. Kesel has served NYSASCD in several capacities, including board member, chair of the membership committee, and most recently, as president.
"I am excited to continue to deliver networking and professional learning for New York's educators. ASCD is the preeminent source of research and practice for educators. NYSASCD will continue to support and enhance our members' learning."
Immediate Past President Judy Morgan has been appointed to complete Mr. Kesel's term as president.
ASCD Demands Two-Year Moratorium on High-Stakes Testing
Education Association Demands Two-Year Moratorium on High-Stakes Testing
Alexandria, VA (2/9/2015) - In a statement released today, ASCD calls on policymakers to institute a two-year moratorium on using new state standardized assessments for accountability purposes. High-stakes decisions about student readiness, teacher performance, and school quality should never be based on a single assessment. The hiatus will allow time for policymakers and education leaders to design and implement a new accountability model that more accurately reflects the full range of student learning and school support. Read the full statement.