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Daniel T. Connor
Superintendent

227 Main Street
Goshen, NY 10924
(845) 615-6720

Central School District

Advocacy for goshen schools

The Goshen Central School District and many districts throughout the state are facing a severe fiscal crisis. The downturn of the national economy, coupled with new mandates and the state’s tax levy limit, has challenged public schools to continue to provide a high-quality education to all students with significantly fewer resources. As a result, districts are making devastating cuts to educational programs as they adjust to rising costs that are outpacing revenues.

Today’s students must meet higher academic standards than those for any previous generation. They must graduate college- and career-ready so they can successfully compete in an increasingly competitive, challenging and diverse job market. They must master core subjects such as English and math, soft skills such as collaboration and critical thinking and technological skills such as digital communication and literacy.

Be the change...
Now is the time to join together and be the change for our students and our community. A strong, grassroots voice is necessary in order for the concerns of our schools to be heard in Albany.

What is an advocate?
An advocate is a person who publicly supports or recommends a particular cause or policy. Advocacy takes many forms. It could be a letter to an elected official, a comment made during a public forum, a letter to the editor or formal testimony at public hearings. Effective advocates do their homework. They know the issues and plan their communication. Most of all, they give of their time to advance their cause.

Remember: Advocacy is about giving a voice to the issues, people and principles you care about.

Key State & Federal Leaders

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo
State Capitol, Albany, NY 12224
Phone: (518) 474-8390
Online contact for Governor Andrew Cuomo

Dean G. Skelos
Leader of the New York State Senate

Room 909 LOB, Albany, NY 12247
Phone: (518) 455-3171
Email: skelos@nysenate.gov
Online contact form for Dean Skelos

Sheldon Silver
Leader of the New York State Assembly

Room 932 LOB, Albany, NY 12248
Phone: (518) 455-3791
Email: speaker@assembly.state.ny.us
Click for online contact form for Sheldon Silver

John J. Flanagan
Chair of the New York State Senate Education Committee

Room 805 LOB, Albany, NY 12247
Phone: (518) 455-2071
Email: flanagan@senate.state.ny.us

Catherine Nolan
Chair of the New York State Assembly Education Committee

Room 836 LOB, Albany, NY 12248
Phone: (518) 455-4851
Email: nolanc@assmebly.state.ny.us

John J. Bonacic
New York State Senator representing
Goshen
42nd Senate District
188 State Street, Room 509 LOB, Albany, NY 12247
Phone: (518) 455-3181
Email: jbonacic@nysenate.gov

James Skoufis
New York State Assemblyperson representing Goshen
Assembly District 99
LOB 821, Albany, NY 12248 | Phone: (518) 455-5441
112 Main Street, Chester, NY 10918 | Phone: (845) 469-0914
Email: skoufisj@assembly.state.ny.us

United States Senate members who represent New York State:

Kristen E. Gillibrand
780 Third Ave., Ste. 2600, New York, NY 10174 | Phone: (212) 688-6262
476 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510
www.gillibrand.senate.gov

Charles E. Schumer
757 Third Ave., Rm. 17-02, New York, NY 10017 | Phone: (212) 486-4430
313 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510 | Phone: (202) 224-6542
www.schumer.senate.gov

Sean Patrick Moloney
U.S. House of Representatives (Assembly) member who represents Goshen
1529 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-5441
www.seanmaloney.house.gov