Nicole Battisti selected for the NYS Master Teacher Program
After a rigorous, multi-step application, Nicole Battisi, a technology teacher at Broadalbin-Perth Jr./Sr. High School, has been selected to be a part of the New York State Master Teacher Program.
“This is a well-deserved honor for Nicole. She is an outstanding educator who has mastered her craft and connects well with her students,” said Superintendent of Schools Stephen Tomlinson.
"This is a great honor and an exciting opportunity to continue to learn and further enhance my role as a teacher. I take great pride in the skilled trades and PLTW program we are creating here at B-P and I am looking forward to adding more skills and content into these programs," Battisti said.
According to SUNY.edu, the New York State Master Teacher Program is a vibrant professional network of more than 1,400 outstanding public school K-12 STEM teachers throughout the state who share a passion for their own STEM learning and for collaborating with colleagues to inspire the next generation of STEM leaders.
Throughout their four-year participation in the program, Master Teachers and Master Counselors receive a $15,000 stipend annually; engage in peer mentoring and intensive content-oriented professional development opportunities throughout the academic year; work closely with pre-service and early career teachers and counselors to foster a supportive environment for the next generation of STEM teachers; and attend required regional meetings, participating in and leading professional development sessions each year.
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