The New York Comprehensive Center Advisory Board (NYCCAB) works with the NYCC to provide feedback on
- allocating the Center’s resources within New York State based on the U.S. Department of Education guidelines for state technical assistance.
- monitoring and addressing the educational needs of the state on an ongoing basis.
- maintaining a high standard of quality in the performance of the Center’s activities.
- carrying out the Center’s duties in a manner that promotes progress toward improving student academic achievement.
The NYCCAB membership reflects a balanced representation of educational stakeholders throughout the state. All members are approved by the Commissioner and Governor of New York State. The Board is composed of the New York State Commissioner of Education, or his designee, and representation from parents, practicing educators, higher education, business, research, and state education department leaders from the offices of Elementary, Middle, Secondary and Continuing Education. The NYCCAB meets annually.
|Christine Vogelsang||Deputy Superintendent Curriculum and Instruction Syracuse City School District||Practicing educator representative|
|Sharon Rencher||Executive Director/ Senior Advisor, Office of School Improvement New York City Department of Education||Local education agency representative|
|Stephanie Fehr||Vice President, New York State Parent Teacher Association||Parent representative|
|James Cultrara||Executive Secretary, NYS Council of Catholic Schools Superintendents||Nonpublic school representative|
|Pedro Ruiz||Coordinator, Office of Bilingual Education and Foreign Language Studies New York State Education Department||State education agency representative (bilingual education)|
|Arthur Walton||Dean, School of Education St. John Fisher College, Rochester||Higher education representative|
|Maria Neira||First Vice President, New York State United Teachers||Regional education agency representative|
|Alysan Slighter||Acting Coordinator, Office of Planning and Professional Development New York State Education Department||State education agency representative|
|RueZalia Watkins||Education Services Specialist, Mental Health Association of New York City||Parent advocate|
|Jon Rubin||Director, State and Local Educational Services Thirteen/WNET and WLIW21 New York Public Television||Education Public Broadcasting|