UTICA — The Genesis Group will host a virtual education forum on Wednesday, April 21, at noon, to discuss impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on public education in the region. The forum panel will include several area school district superintendents.
Among the topics of the forum will include:
How has the pandemic changed superintendents and the way they manage?
Remote Learning vs. In-Person Learning;
2021-22 School Budgets, including the American Rescue Plan and Stimulus Funds; and
The future of our workforce.
Among those scheduled to participate are:
Brian K. Bellair, superintendent, Whitesboro Central School District;
Peter C. Blake, superintendent, Rome City School District;
Scott A. Budelmann, superintendent and CEO, Madison-Oneida BOCES;
Martha K. Group, superintendent, Vernon-Verona-Sherrill Central School District;
Bruce J. Karam, superintendent, Utica City School District
Patricia N. Kilburn, superintendent, Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES;
Keith T. Levatino, superintendent, Little Falls City School District; and
Sandra Sherwood, superintendent and CEO, Herkimer-Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego BOCES.
Reservations are required to attend the Zoom meeting, and RSVP requests can be emailed to email@example.com. The link to join the Zoom meeting is