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New Paltz Times | Education
During last week’s New Paltz School Board meeting, board members agreed to hear a presentation about a product designed to keep kids off their phones without confiscating them.
SUNY New Paltz will resume classes on Monday, Feb. 17, following the announcement that municipal drinking water tested clean after
SUNY New Paltz announced on Monday that Dr. Gerald Benjamin, associate vice president for regional engagement and director of the Benjamin Center for Public Policy Initiatives at SUNY New Paltz, has announced his intention to enter a phased retirement after a 50-plus year career at the College. His retirement will take effect on June 30, 2020.
President Kathy Preston resigned for personal reasons. Trustees will appoint a replacement to serve until the May election.
SUNY New Paltz’s Institute for Disaster Mental Health director Amy Nitza trains educators in Puerto Rico after hurricane, earthquakes.
The walls located outside of the Student Support Center at the New Paltz Middle School have come alive with a new mural that is rife with vibrant colors and local imagery.
Highland Elementary School welcomed Matthew Darling as its new assistant principal on January 6. “Since assuming my position, everyone has been so welcoming and there is a strong sense of community,” he said. “I’m looking forward to becoming a part of that community and seeing all of the learning that is taking place here.”
New Paltz School Board members are already deep into the process to replace Maria Rice as superintendent, with an eye on having a new person at the helm this summer. A considerable amount of time at the January 8 board meeting was devoted to striking the best balance between efficiency and transparency during this closely-watched process. A dedicated page on the district web site is being used to compile publicly available information about the search, and applications to participate in one of the focus groups were due the same day as this meeting.
After 14 years on the job and two years after her official retirement, Maria Rice finished her career as superintendent of the New Paltz Central School District just before Christmas.