SOMS Principal, Karen Tesik, Elected As Director of Region 6 for NYS Middle School Association
South Orangetown Middle School Principal Karen Tesik has been elected to the position of Director of Region 6 for the New York State Middle School Association (NYSMSA).
The election results were announced at the 32nd Annual NYSMSA Conference
in Buffalo, N.Y.
The position serves the areas of Dutchess, Orange/Ulster, Putnam/Westchester, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester #2.
In this role she joins the NYSMSA Board in ensuring that all young adolescents are entitled to academically-rich and developmentally-appropriate programs.
Through full implementation of the Regents Policy Statement on Middle Education, the Education Department's Essential Elements of Standards-Focused Middle-Level Schools and Programs and research-based best practice, Mrs. Tesik will work with fellow NYSMSA members collaboratively within the educational community and beyond to make high-performing middle-level programs the norm in New York State.