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Nomination for the Morrisville-Eaton Wall of Fame
This is your opportunity to recognize an outstanding Morrisville-Eaton alumnus who has achieved distinction in his/her life and chosen field after high school through significant contributions to his/her career, community or through personal achievements.† This honor is meant to stand as a model and incentive to current and future students, and to recognize the foundation that a quality public education at Morrisville-Eaton played in each recipientís success.

To nominate an alumnus for this distinction send the nomination to the District Clerk at 5061 Fearon Road, PO box 990, Morrisville, NY 13408, or e-mail to jshantal@m-ecs.org.†† Nominations are due no later than February 27, 2015.† Nominations should include: your name and address, the person who you are nominating, his/her graduation year, his/her current address, and a description of why you believe he/she is deserving of this award based on the criteria below.†††


Eligibility Requirements:
  • The recipient must have graduated at least ten years prior to the nomination.
  • The recipient must have a diploma from Morrisville-Eaton or attended a significant portion of their education in the Morrisville-Eaton Central School District.
  • The recipient has been recognized for positive contributions in his/her field and/or community at the local, state, national, and/or international levels.
  • The recipient has demonstrated qualities of leadership, character, and service in a variety of ways within his/her field of expertise and has motivated others to achieve their highest potential.
  • The recipient has articulated an appreciation for the role that a Morrisville-Eaton education provided for him/her.
  • The recipient has demonstrated a commitment to life-long learning.
Nomination Process:
A district committee (as described in the Glances) will make a recommendation to the Board of Education.† †On March 17th or 18th, the M-ECS Board of Education President will notify candidates who have been selected. †The inaugural induction ceremony will be held the evening of Friday, April 10, 2015 at the Morrisville-Eaton Middle/High School Auditorium.
Would you like to learn more about the educational system and its funding? 


The following set of links are meant to be a resource for those who want to know more about the financial, educational, and political issues that impact the way our students are educated.  If you have one that we have not listed that you think would be helpful to others please call the district office at 684-9300.


New York State School Business Officials
NEW LINK:  

New York State School Boards Association

General website:    http://www.nyssba.org/education-training/school-board-institute/
No new mandates: http://www.nyssba.org/no-new-mandates/no-new-mandates/
Advocacy alerts: http://www.nyssba.org/news/advocacy-alert/
State Aid/State Budget: http://www.nyssba.org/index.php?submenu=advocacy_legislation&src=gendocs&ref=StateAid_StateBudget&category=advocacy_legislation

New York State Center for Rural Schools
General website: http://www.nyruralschools.org/w/
Data tools: http://www.nyruralschools.org/w/data-tools/#.UvPb2ewo6os
Teaching and Learning: http://www.nyruralschools.org/w/resources-research/teaching-learning/#.UvPbs-wo6os
Finance and administration: http://www.nyruralschools.org/w/resources-research/finance-administration/#.UvPYr-wo6os

Dr. Rick Timbs - Statewide School Finance Consortium
General website: http://www.statewideonline.org/about.html

Questar III
General website: https://www.questar.org/
State Aid & Financial Planning: http://sap.questar.org/taxlevycap.php

New York State Education Department
General website: http://www.nysed.gov/
Parent and student resources: http://usny.nysed.gov/parents/

School Boards Institute
General website: omhsbi.org

Engage New York
General website: http://www.engageny.org/
Parent resources: http://www.engageny.org/parent-and-family-resources

Local Legislators
Governor
Cuomo: http://www.governor.ny.gov/
Senator Valesky: http://www.nysenate.gov/senator/david-j-valesky
Assemblyman Magee: http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/William-Magee/