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February 2023 was Teach CTE Month in NYS

February 2023 was Teach CTE Month in NYS

New York State Senator Dean Murray visited the Academy at Bixhorn Tech recently to present a legislative resolution proclaiming that February 2023 was Teach CTE Month in the State of New York. Bixhorn Tech Teacher Lisa Mongiello and Sewanhaka High School Work-based Learning Coordinator Michele Leonardo spearheaded this initiative with the assistance of Senator Murray.

The Eastern Long Island Academy of Applied Technology, referred to as the Academy, is the Career and Technical Education Program of Eastern Suffolk BOCES and has locations in Bellport, Oakdale, and Riverhead. Bixhorn Tech is located on the Bellport campus.

 From left: Samantha Bruno, Eastport-South Manor CSD; Sanaa Jones, Connetquot CSD; Michele Leonardo; Dean Murray; Johnny Cuomo, Mt. Sinai UFSD; Lisa Mongiello; and Madison Wurtz, Hauppauge UFSD.