Simon Dudar among 228 honored
The state department of education named 228 new “master teachers” of science, technology and mathematics, including Simon Dudar, a fifth-grade teacher at Haldane Elementary.
The state has recognized more than 1,200 master teachers, with applications open through Feb. 22 for the next round at suny.edu/masterteacher. Teachers participate in the program for four years, during which they receive a $15,000 annual stipend and professional development.
Aaron Burke, a library and technology teacher at South Avenue Elementary in Beacon, is currently a Master Teacher.