Skip Navigation

PDK Friends of Education Awards-June 2017

Friends of Education Awards

Each year, the Stony Brook University Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa International bestows "Friends of Education" awards to honor the commitment and accomplishments of outstanding educators, staff members, and community members throughout Nassau and Suffolk County.  Nominees for these awards may include anyone who is associated with your school district, regardless of position, that you believe makes a difference in the quality of the educational experience for students in your community.


Elizabeth Melichar, ESBOCES
Lisa Ruiz, East Rockaway
Glen Eschbach, North Babylon UFSD 
Dr. Frank Chiachiere, Valley Stream
Bonnie McClelland, Farmingdale

Joshua P. Foster, Center Moriches
Earl Mitchell, Amityville
Timothy Cox, Bay Shore High School
Linda Padwa, Stony Brook University


Date: Friday, June 9, 2017 from 5:30 to 8:30

LocationHilton Garden Inn, Stony Brook University ( Directions)

Cost: $55 per person (Checks can be made payable to PDK @ Stony Brook University)

Submit reservations and check to:

Kevin Keane, PDK Treasurer
10 Ward Street
West Islip, NY 11795
RSVP Deadline: May 31

Research Fair: Prior to the event, Stony Brook University's Educational Leadership program will hold a research fair showcasing the work of its students. The fair opens at 4 pm .


Past Award Honorees

» 2016 Friends of Education Ceremony
» 2015 Friends of Education Ceremony
» 2014 Friends of Education Ceremony
» 2013 Friends of Education Ceremony
» 2012 Friends of Education Ceremony

Login to Edit