2024 Winter Institute & Lobby Day

Cultivating a Culture of Excellence for All Students

March 3-5, 2024
Albany Capital Center
Albany, NY


Welcome to Albany!

Explore our host city and Discover Albany , NY where you can learn everything it has to offer including history, architecture, art and culture.
Our main event takes place at the Albany Capital Center.  You can choose to stay at five selected hotels in downtown. Special negotiated rates available. 

Event Details 


The Albany Capital Center is just steps away from the heart of New York State government. Attendees will enjoy discovering downtown Albany filled with historic architecture, museums, entertainment,  and events. 


Network at receptions, connect in our Marketplace of Ideas exhibit hall, enjoy food events and specialty tastings,  and participate in a wellness event and book signings during the Winter Institute.


Professional learning is at the center of the Winter Institute. You can participate in member focused sessions presented by colleagues, partners, Education Department leadership, Council staff, and attorneys.

Dr. Barbara A. Mullen

Superintendent of Schools
Civic Engagement
Rush-Henrietta Central School District


Dr. David P. O'Rourke

District Superintendent
Erie 2-Chautauqua-
Cattauragus BOCES


Dr. Terry L. Ward

Superintendent of Schools
Central School District


Thank You to our 2024 Winter Institute Title Sponsor!

Dr. Anthony S. Muhammad

International Thought Leader
CEO, New Frontier Consulting


Dr. Betty A. Rosa

Commissioner of Education
New York State
Education Department


Dr. Joseph S. Famularo

2024 NYS Superintendent of the Year
Superintendent, Bellmore UFSD