receives the School Board Member Distinction Award at
Nassau BOCES 2014 Education Partner Awards
Board President Ginger Lieberman
POB District Board of Education President Ginger Lieberman
was recognized as one of the most influential school board members for public education on Long Island at the recent 2014 Nassau BOCES Education Partner Awards gala.
was awarded Nassau BOCES' School Board Member Distinction Award.
"Ginger Lieberman has been a strong advocate for our students and has been an influential leader in our community for more than thirty years," said Dr. Lorna Lewis, Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District Superintendent of Schools.
"We are very proud of Ms. Lieberman
for being honored by our leaders as she
has been a strong voice for public education on Long Island."
"I am extremely honored to be named among Nassau County's most influential leaders in education who have helped provide our students of all ages and abilities with the best education possible," said Ms.Lieberman.
"Despite the many obstacles that public educators have faced in the last few years, I am proud to say that we have gone above and beyond to ensure that each of our students is provided with the necessary resources and opportunities to succeed."
In addition to being the District's board president, Ms. Lieberman has served as a trustee on the board for more than 28 years.
has played an instrumental role in maintaining the District's
essential academic and extracurricular programs, which foster student development and academic excellence.
Ms. Lieberman is also a national expert on the behaviors associated with bullying, including cyberbullying, and continues to host workshops for parents and students to educate them on how to recognize bullying behavior.
is an award-winning author for her
children's books, Bully Frog and Forlorn Frog, on character building and the vices of bullying.
Ms. Lieberman earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and sociology from Rider University.
She is the co-director of the Long Island Professional Education Network and a Dignity for All Students Act training instructor for graduate students at Columbia University, Long Island University - C.W. Post and Touro College.