Sullivan nominated for Friends of Education Award


Sandy Sullivan, a first-grade literacy specialist at The Learning Community, has been nominated to receive CASDA’s Friends of Education Award.

The award was introduced in 2015 to recognize the diverse contributions of dedicated individuals from all parts of the school community. Terry LaFountain, director of curriculum and instruction at B-P, nominated Sullivan for the award.

“Sandy puts her heart and soul into her work with students,” LaFountain said. “In recent years, she has moved from several years’ service as a classroom teacher to a literacy specialist in an effort to further help struggling students. Sandy has led several different after-school clubs, expanding the learning opportunities and educational engagement of multiple students.”

Sullivan will be honored, along with other local nominees, at the CASDA Friends of Education dinner on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. CASDA, the Center for School Improvement at the University at Albany’s School of Education, is one of the premier school study councils in New York State.