80 new teachers have been added to the state’s master teachers program. Master teachers work closely with new or developing educators to help encourage teachers and promote best teaching practices.
Six Cortland County teachers are designated as master teachers. There are nearly 630 master teachers statewide.
The program is run through SUNY campuses. SUNY Cortland hosts 67 master teachers.
Master teachers receive $15,000 per year over 4 years to participate in the program.