Cultural Education Committee

The purpose of the Cultural Education Committee is to encourage cooperative work between educators, historians, archivists and museums resulting in curricula that reflects the goals of educators and meets State Standards.  Duties of the Cultural Education Committee include:

  1. Maintain close working relationships with cultural education facilities that offer programs to assist Elementary, Middle level and Secondary Education.
  2. Develop programs to promote our members awareness of the utility of Cultural Education materials and institutions, in instruction.
  3. Serve as the liaison body linking the professional social studies teacher and the Cultural Education community.

Co-Chairs:

Sheena Jacob, Coordinator of Social Studies (K-12) Glen Cove City School District sro2102@gmail.com / sjacob@glencoveschools.org

Jessica Karnes, Coordinator of Staff Development, Curriculum & Instruction Erie 1 BOCES jkarnes@e1b.org

Committee Members

Dr. Robert Drysielski, K-12 Social Studies Coordinator, Islip School District rdrysielski@islipufsd.org

Sarah Jensen, High School Social Studies teacher Greene Central School District sjensen@greenecsd.org

Graham Long; Associate Director, Economic Education; Federal Reserve Bank of New York Graham.C.Long@ny.frb.org 

Dr. Yvonne Pratt-Johnson, St. John's University, Chair, Department of Education Specialties, Professor, Graduate Programs in TESOL, School of Education prattjoy@stjohns.edu 

Dr. Dana Faye Serure, Assistant Professor of Social Studies Education, Buffalo State College, seruredf@buffalostate.edu 


Organizations:

Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center (Long Island), Helen Turner, https://www.hmtcli.org/

Facing History and Ourselves (New York Office), Katherine Leo, https://www.facinghistory.org/

Underground Railroad History Project of the Capital Region (of NYS), Inc., Mary Liz Stewart,https://undergroundrailroadhistory.org/

Living History Museum  (Lower Hudson Region)- Joe Ryan, http://www.livinghistoryed.org/

Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Graham Long, https://www.newyorkfed.org/

The Choices Program, Brown University, Maureen Stephens, www.choices.edu

New York Historical Society, Mia Nagawiecki, nyhistory.org

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