Two Capital Region education leaders spoke with members of Congress this past week, discussing sequestration, mandate relief and other issues affecting schools today.
Capital Region BOCES District Superintendent Charles Dedrick and Shenendehowa Central School District Superintendent L. Oliver Robinson visited with Congressman Chris Gibson, Congressman Paul Tonko, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and also spoek with an aid for Senator Charles Schumer in Washington, D.C.
Also while at the Capitol, Dedrick and Robinson attended the American Association of School Administrators Governing Board meeting. (They are two of six New York representatives to the Governing Board, where they represent all administrators from the state.) AASA is the professional organization for more than 13,000 educational leaders in the United States and worldwide.
In photo, Dedrick, Robinson and Jefferson-Lewis BOCES DS Tom Burns in Washington, D.C.