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CREATING AN INCLUSIVE COMMUNITY

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Principals of the Year Beth Lubeck-Ceffalia grew up in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, where she had “fabulous teachers” who inspired her to give back to the community through education. Today, she is not far from her childhood home, serving as principal at P.S. 132, The Conselyea School, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Lubeck-Ceffalia was an assistant principal at the [&hellip
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SETTING THE TONE FOR SUCCESS

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Principals of the Year Harvey Katz, principal of P.S. 117 Keld/Briarwood School in Jamaica, Queens, says the key to success is cooperation. “We are all working together,” he said of the staff and parents at his pre-K-through-6th-grade school. “The idea is communication.” Katz encourages both students and parents to take an active part in the [&hellip
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EMBRACING ALL LEARNERS

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Principals of the Year Few elementary school students read books in both Spanish and English, rehearse with a young people’s chorus and take yoga classes during a school day. But at P.S. 75, all 800 students take advantage of those opportunities daily, thanks to the dedicated leadership of Principal Bob O’Brien. “He is a great [&hellip
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