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New York State Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (NYSASCD) Mission :

"Providing educators the tools to develop and deliver quality instructional programs and leadership practices to maximize success for all learners."

Vision Statement

  • Is a diverse organization with a strong, representative infrastructure and ties to other professional organizations;

  • Anticipates and responds to needs and issues in a timely manner;

  • Provides quality, personalized, accessible and affordable professional development services that support research-based programs and practices, particularly in high need areas;

  • Recognizes a responsibility to identify and communicate the views of members;

  • Promotes the renewal and recognition of educators; and

  • Supports the development of teachers and leaders, with an emphasis on those new to the profession.   


  • will provide research-based quality programs and resources that meet the needs of members;

  • will ensure that NY's diverse community of learners is reflected in our programs, resources, membership and governance. Diversity will be reflected in the following ways:Board members, association members and committees are diverse in terms of gender, age ethnicity, region of the state, professional position, and years within the position, with the intention of building the capacity of the organizations

  • will influence educational policies, practices and resources in order to increase success for all learner

  • will create and utilize structures/tools which enable us to be flexible in our actions and responsive to the changing climate and environment within education


  • To improve educational programs and supervisory practices at all levels and in all curricular fields throughout New York State.

  • To help schools achieve balanced programs so that equal and quality educational opportunities are assured for all students.

  • To identify and disseminate successful practices in instruction, curriculum development and supervision.

  • To have a strong voice in the educational affairs of the state by working closely with the State Education Department and other educational groups across the state and nation.


Your Executive Board of Directors represents urban, suburban, and rural districts. The members hail from the tip of Long Island to Western New York. We have teachers, administrators, college professors, and NYSED representatives.

 Dr. Tim Eagen  President  Superintendent 
 Kings Park CSD
 Dr. Tim Fulton  President - Elect  Assistant   Superintendent
 Bayport-Blue Shore CSD
 Mary Loesing  Vice President for 
 STEM Chairperson
 Connetquot CSD
 Marth Group  Secretary  Superintendent
 Vernon Verona Sherrill   CSD 
 Dr. Deb Hoeft  Treasurer   Teaching and Learning   Specialist
 Young Women's College   Prep
 Dr. Jill   Berkowicz  Representative at-large
 Adjunct Professor
 SUNY New Paltz
 Stephanie   Olbrys  Representative at-large  Social Studies Teacher and   Instructional Coach
 Windsor CSD
 Dr. Mark   Secaur  Representative at-large  Deputy Superintendent 
 Hewlett-Woodmere Public   Schools
 Matthew   Younghans Representative at-large  Principal
 Little Tor Elementary School
 West Nyack
 Ben   Shuldiner Representative at-large  Lecturer 
 Hunter College
 Amanda   Zullo  NYSED ex-officio  Curriculum and Instruction
 Brian Kesel  Executive Director and Past   President  Assistant Superintendent
 West Genesee CSD 

Member Benefits:

  • IMPACT - New York State ASCD's professional journal provides in depth background on state and local issues facing New York Educators.

  • ASCDevelopments - the newsletter, furnishes timely announcements on state and local events related to curriculum and instruction.

  • Regional Institutes -two or three day institutes that bring together national experts and state recognized presenters with practitioners to share ideas and promising educational practices.

  • Regional Workshops - bring together recognized presenters with practitioners to share ideas and promising educational practices.

  • Diverse Professional Network - enables members to share state-of-the-art resources, face challenges together, and explore new ideas.


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