JULIE LANE PHOTON| Shelter Island School teacher Walter Brigham engaging students in the classroom. At Monday’s School Board meeting, Mr. Brigham spoke about new challenges of using technology in teaching.
Shelter Island Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik proposed Monday night that the Board of Education support his plan to extend the mentor program for new teachers into a fuller program of professional development.
The New Teacher Induction Academy would not only include the existing mentor program, but provide for ongoing group meetings of teachers. (more…)
REPORTER FILE POTO | The Shelter Island School
Following his critical assessment of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s school aid proposal for the 2016-17 school year, Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) has laid out a number of initiatives he and his legislative colleagues believe would improve funding, particularly for East End schools. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | Massive wind turbines out at sea could be a clean solution to Long Island’s energy needs.
An energy revolution is happening just east of Shelter Island. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. wants the state to invest in more modern, efficient and less costly energy to combat rising electric prices.
Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) is calling for modernization of Long Island’s energy supply to produce more affordable electricity. (more…)