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The English Language Arts standards will be reviewed by the ELA/ESL Content Panel, composed of the following members:

Regent Saul B. Cohen (Chairperson)

Regent Geraldine Chapey (Regent Liaison)

Dr. Walter J. Sullivan (Coordinator of the Regents Steering Committee), Director, Center for Educational Policy and Practice, The College of New Rochelle

John Harmon (Co-chair), Humanities Curriculum Coordinator, Skaneateles Central Schools

Dr. Bonne August (Co-chair), Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, New York City College of Technology, CUNY

Mr. Stephen Bongiovi, Teacher of the Year 2006, Seaford High School

Ms. Ella Briand, ELA Coordinator, Syracuse City School District

Ms. Elizabeth F. Day, Teacher of the Year 2005, Mechanicville Middle School

Ms. Andrea Gabor, Assistant Professor of Journalism, Baruch College

Dr. Kate Hathaway, Assistant Professor of Literacy, New Rochelle Graduate School

Dr. Kathleen A. Hinchman, Professor and Chair, Reading and Language Arts Center, Syracuse University

Mr. Victor Jaccarino, Lead Chairperson of English, Herricks High School, Kew Gardens

Ms. Estee Lopez, Director of Bilingual/ESL, New Rochelle City School District

Ms. Nancy Noonan, Assistant Superintendent, Curriculum and Instruction, Otsego Northern Catskills BOCES

Dr. Raymond Peterson, Principal and Project Director, Bard High School Early College, Brooklyn

Ms. Susan Polos, Library Media Specialist, Mt. Kisco Elementary School

Ms. Jacqueline Pryce-Harvey, Special Education teacher, 7th grade CTT at MS4, New York City

Ms. Mercedes Qualls, Principal, Humanities and Arts Magnet High School, Queens

Elisabeth Sheffer, Assistant in Educational Services, NYSUT

Dr. Cheryl Smith Gabig, Assistant Professor of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences, Lehman College at CUNY

Dr Janet Smith-Hackshaw, Assistant Principal, Dr. Roland N. Patterson PS 203X, Bronx

Ms. Daryl Stack, Kindergarten Teacher, Red Mill Elementary School, East Greenbush Central School District

Ms. Randi Welsh, Special Education Teacher, Rockland County BOCES at Haverstraw Middle School










Friday, July 25, 2008