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Our mission

To support New York State judicial districts five, six, seven and eight in building upon the existing strengths of school districts to remove barriers to learning and support the whole child through technical assistance, professional development, and the creation of Communities of Practice that advance the community schools strategy using an interconnected systems framework.

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Meg’s Picks for Friday, August 7th: Recommendations to support your community schools

Central/Western Regional Update - August 7, 2020 Happy Friday from the Central/Western CS TAC!  NYS Picks This technical assistance resource is an effort

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Our Primary Goals

Provide technical assistance that supports the whole child, family, and community using an interconnected systems framework.

Provide professional development that builds capacity for promoting optimal academic, mental health, and health outcomes for children and youth.

Engage people around shared interest to create opportunities for change and to act upon them.

Our Team

Elizabeth Anderson
Elizabeth AndersonDirector
Liz has been in the field of education for over 30 years as an educator, administrator, and teacher educator. Over the past five years, Liz has served as a consultant for the Binghamton University Community Schools (BUCS) initiative.
Megan Garton
Megan GartonAssistant Director
Meg brings a depth of experience in learning and educational leadership to the Central/Western CS TAC team. In addition to classroom teaching, she has supported district implementation of multi-tiered systems of support as a PBIS coach and District Data Coordinator within Central New York. Her work across the continuum of school services, and in collaboration with related and community services, supports hardworking districts and communities around Central/Western New York.

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