IPAC committees deliver reports on high school start time, homework and college and career pathways

A later high school start time will be explored, elementary homework guidelines will be updated, and pathways to college and careers will be promoted based on the work of three subcommittees this past year. These groups were part of the district’s Instructional Program Advisory Council (IPAC), which includes parents, students, residents, teachers and administrators. They …

Niskayuna Family Night for Career & Technical Education is Feb. 8

Embedded YouTube video from Capital Region BOCES highlighting career & technical education Please join us for this first-of-its-kind event Did you know that a Niskayuna education can include courses in welding, video game design and HVAC? Our students can also learn about the medical field while on rounds in local hospitals and train to be …

Video: Many paths to success run right through Niskayuna Schools

Embedded YouTube video featuring many district programs and strategic initiatives There is not just one route to future success for today’s students. Education is changing – but Niskayuna students have access to internships, career and technical training, and experiential learning programs right now. The video above, “This is a Niskayuna Education,” highlights many of these …

District embraces a systematic approach to planning for the future

The strategic plan that the Board of Education adopted last spring resulted in a variety of activity throughout the 2016-17 school year that will shape the future of a Niskayuna education. One of these strategic initiatives is the Instructional Program Advisory Council, or IPAC, which is charged with developing a broad vision for the future …

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