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The School Facility Managers' Academy is the premier educational program for New York State school facilities directors. Don't miss this one-of-a-kind training opportunity May 4-5, 2021. 

This spring we offer a limited-attendance Managers' Track at the GST BOCES Bush Campus in Elmira. Only 25 participants may attend in a socially distanced environment. All current CDC and NYSDOH COVID-19 protocols will apply. The deadline to register is 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 1.

Tuition includes materials, lunch and refreshment breaks both days, Tuesday evening dinner and hotel accommodations on May 4 at the Hilton Garden Inn Elmira. A limited number of hotel rooms are available on Monday, May 3. The hotel will provide complimentary continental breakfast each morning for overnight guests.

See the full schedule and register here.

2021 Program Sponsors

SFMI thanks the following companies for their support of the School Facilities Managers’ Academy and for their commitment to providing quality training to New York State’s school facility managers.

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Reception Sponsor

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2019 Academy Class

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SFMI is grateful for the outstanding work of GST BOCES Facilities Department and Culinary students for welcoming Academy attendees, their professionalism, excellent customer service and delicious food.

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Thank you to the following groups for offering scholarships to our dedicated members:

NYSIR Insurance
Utica Insurance 
Nassua Chapter 
Mid-Hudson Chapter 

The recipients were:

NYSIR:

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Front row, from left, Brad Giglio, Canaseraga CSD, Anthony Merlini, Hedrick Hudson Schools, Greg Phillips, Niagara Wheatfield CSD and John Machuga, Campbell-Savona CSD
Back row, from left, Michael Reifsteck, Midlakes CSD, SFMI Board members Joe Magliocca, RDF, Elmira City SD, Jamie Smith, Storm King School, Carl Thurnau, PE, City School District of New Rochelle, Bob Schongar, Lansingburgh CSD and SFA President Kim Parahus, Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD

Utica Insurance:

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Front row from left, Bob Fussa, Wayne CSD, Jarrett Butchino, Hannibal CSD, Michael Bryniarski, Lancaster CSD, Scott Pound, Silver Creek CSD and Brett Wood, Franklin CSD
Second row from left, SFMI Board members Joe Magliocca, RDF, Elmira City SD, Jamie Smith, Storm King School, Carl Thurnau, PE, City School District of New Rochelle, Bob Schongar, Lansingburgh CSD and SFA President Kim Parahus, Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD

Nassau Chapter

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From left, Jim Saitta, Lynbrook Schools, Viktor Tymchynyuk, Glen Cove CSD (second from right) and Kim Parahus, Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD with SFMI Board Members Joe Magliocca, RDF, Elmira City SD (second from left), Carl Thurnau, PE, City School District of New Rochelle (fourth from left) and Bob Schongar, Lansingburgh CSD (third from right).

Mid-Hudson Chapter

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Scholarship winners, from left, Lynne Gamache, Arlington CSD, Jamie Smith, Storm King School (third from left) and Kelly Banach, Minisink CSD (second from right) with SFMI Board members Joe Magliocca, RDF, Elmira City SD, Carl Thurnau, PE, City School District of New Rochelle, Bob Schongar, Lansingburgh CSD and SFA President Kim Parahus, Hewlett-Woodmere UFSD

The Richard Mills Scholarship, which provides tuition to both the conference and Academy, was awarded to David Pitcher, CDF, TST BOCES (second from right)

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