Western - North

Western North

Erie, Niagara

Welcome to Western North

For more information contact:

Area Coordinator

Cheryl Hurd

900 French Road

Cheektowaga, NY 14227-3532

Buffalo Public Schools – Southside Elementary #93 816-4818




Professional Development

Laurie Dombrowski

20 Jen Court

Grand Island NY 14072

Kenmore East 874-8402 ext 22253

Kenmore West 874-8401 ext 21426 (8:00 - 9:00 am)



Ldombrowski@ktufsd.org (new email)


We have over 700 members statewide!

We need even more members so we can remain strong as an area and as a profession! Here are reasons why you should pay your dues and join NYSAFCSE:

               -Monday Memos with pertinent information all FACS teachers should know!

               -Area Meetings with networking and curriculum development opportunities!


-State Updates and current information on how to keep FACS going strong and much more!

Western North’s FACS Share is going to have many exciting professional development opportunities available for the 2014-2015 school year. Here is what we will offer:


Feb. 11   Buffalo State   FACS  Program and Certification 


March  19   Kenmore  


April (TBD)   Sheas    “Gowns For Prom”    


Here is what we have done:

In October and November we were treated by Cheektowaga Central to using ipads in the classroom to prepare students for one on one instruction, authentic assessments and other ways to use our technology to benefit student learning.

           In January we were at Orchard Park for Digital Literacy and NuVal.


4:00 – 4:30  Food, Conversation

Sign in, Name Tags

Facilitators: Kim Caligiuri and Jen Waterman


4:30 – 5:15  Welcome


            Colleen Schafer- Digital Literacy

                                        Buffalo State

Aundrea Baker- NuVal

Introductions and Program Information


6:15-7:00  Flipped Classroom Video Sharing (Bring)