J.W. Leary Junior High School family and consumer science teacher Anne Root will represent the North Country Central region on the New York State Association of Family & Consumer Sciences Professional Development Leadership Team for 2012-13.
Ms. Root will volunteer her time during the school year for three days of training on a variety of teaching topics. She will serve as a part of a professional development team whose mission is to raise standards in both teaching and learning in Family and Consumer Sciences programs and to support the New York State Learning Standards in other content areas.
“Anne has always put considerable effort into her teaching and the development of her curriculum. Her willingness to devote her time and energy to helping others in our profession is commendable,” said junior high principal Jesse Coburn.