Nozzolio Secures Grant For Lansing-Groton Teachers Center

Citing the importance of giving our local schools and teachers theresources they need to provide a first-class education for our children,State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio today announced that he has secured a$50,000 State grant for the Lansing-Groton Teacher Center. Theannouncement was made at the RC Buckley Elementary School on Ridge Road.“Our children deserve the very best education that we can deliver and theLansing-Groton Teaching Center will give our local teachers the opportunityto continue training and perfecting their teaching methods,” said SenatorNozzolio. “Good teachers are integral for the academic success of ourchildren and I am pleased to have been able to support such a worthyprogram. New York State is only as strong as the education that we cangive our kids and by making this investment we are ensuring the success ofour children as well as our entire State.”Since 1984, New York State Teachers Centers have provided a venue forteachers to share their expertise with each other. The Lansing-GrotonTeacher Center will provide a comprehensive program of professionaldevelopment for local teachers.Dr. Mark Lewis, Superintendent of the Lansing Central School District said,“We certainly appreciate the on-going support of Senator Nozzolio for theLansing Central School District. This state grant is another excellentexample of his continued commitment to providing a quality education to ourchildren.”The funding will be used to set up a technology training room at theteacher center. The specialized training will allow visiting teachers toenhance their ability to teach their students with the use of computers.“It was a pleasure for me to secure this grant to support theLansing-Groton Teaching Center and I commend the administration andteachers for their continued commitment to our children,” Nozzolioconcluded.

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