CSA Celebrates Public School Leaders and Unionism at the 51st Educational Leadership Conference
On Saturday, November 3rd, 2018, CSA held its 51st Educational Leadership Conference at the NY Hilton. Council Member Daniel Dromm received the CSA Friend of Education Award at the Retiree Chapter Meeting and Breakfast, while active CSA members perused vendor exhibits and participated in over 20 professional development workshops. Keynote Jon Gordon spoke on the power of positive leadership at the morning plenary session, and Council Member Mark Treyger received the CSA Friend of Education Award at the Gala Luncheon. CSA President Mark Cannizzaro delivered an address on the state of our union and guest speakers included Mayor Bill de Blasio, First Deputy Chancellor Cheryl Watson-Harris, Board of Regents Chancellor Betty Rosa, NY State Commissioner of Education MaryEllen Elia, and Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan. The CSA Unionist of the Year award was presented to Patricia Cooper (posthumously), Dominick D’Angelo, Elvis Estevez, Wladimir Louis-Thomas, and Donna Maguire.