Niskayuna schools look to map out the model graduate

Niskayuna High School graduates take their seats in Proctor's Theatre for commencement ceremonies. (Peter R. Barber/Gazette Photographer)Niskayuna High School graduates take their seats in Proctor's Theatre for commencement ceremonies. (Peter R. Barber/Gazette Photographer)

BY ZACHARY MATSON
Gazette Reporter

NISKAYUNA — What should a Niskayuna High School graduate know when they finish their time in the district? What skills should they possess? What defines a world-class education?

Those are the questions a yet-to-be-formed committee of district administrators, teachers, board members, community representatives and business and higher education leaders will set out to answer over the next year.

The committee – the Instructional Program Advisory Council – is the linchpin of the district’s new strategic plan, which the school board has been developing with Superintendent Cosimo Tangorra Jr., who started with district over the summer.

At its Tuesday night meeting, the board hashed out the final details of the plan and turned their attention to communicating and implementing it while bringing together a diverse group of people to serve on the advisory council.

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