How to Work with Our “Friends” In Albany

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On May 7 the Council will be hosting a workshop on how unfunded mandates and tax cap jeopardize a sound basic education. The workshop will take place from 10:00am until 12:00pm at New Rochelle City Hall, 515 N. Ave., New Rochelle. The workshop will feature a panel of speakers that include: Michael Rebell, Executive Director, Campaign for Educational Equity at Teachers College, Columbia University; Jay  Worona, General Counsel and Director of Legal and Policy Services, New York State School Boards Association; Gary Bixhorn, Chief Operating Officer, Eastern Suffolk Board of Cooperative Educational Services; Louis Wool, Superintendent, Harrison Central School District, and Howard Miller and John Miller, Bond, Schoeneck and King.

The discussion will focus on the financial and programmatic impact to the children in our school districts throughout the region caused by unfunded mandates and the tax cap. Superintendent, board members and other stakeholders are invited to attend. Registration is available until May 4.