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The Council of Prejudice Reduction's Annual Conference at Eastern Suffolk BOCES

Stony Brook University Campus, Long Island, NY; November 15, 2010

Keynote Speaker: George C. Albano

Topic: Factors required to close the achievement gap in schools & guarantee all children no matter their ethnic or socio-economic background the opportunity to succeed and achieve the American Dream by receiving a quality, first-class education.

For more information, contact Diane Mills, Professional Development Office

at (516) 971-3237 or (631) 244-4093

The Educational Trust of Washington, D.C. present their 19th National Conference
"It's Up to Us: Going the Distance to Close Gaps and Raise Achievement for All"

Marriott Crystal Gateway; Arlington, V.A.; November 13-15, 2008

3 action-packed days of gap closing, strategy sharing and spirit lifting.

* Learn from powerful speakers who have provoked bold changes at every level of schooling (e.g. George Albano, educational reformist and pioneer at closing the achievement gap)

* Network with colleagues from across the country who face the same challenges you face

* Connect with Ed Trust staff around how to close achievement and opportunity gaps in your school community or state, and respond to those who say it cannot be done

For more information, contact Josefina Velasco, Director of Meetings & Trainings, Washington D.C. at

 (202) 293-1217 ext. 341 or

 - - Special Announcement - -

George C. Albano, Principal of the nationally recognized and widely acclaimed Lincoln Elementary School in Mount Vernon, N.Y., and Katya Grineva, renowned international Russian classical pianist extraordinaire are pleased to offer an interactive seminar, "Creating a Culture in a School that Guarantees Success For All Students."

For information, contact George Albano at (914) 668-2198 or email:

 Visit Katya Grineva at

"Creating a Culture in a School That Guarantees Success for All Students"

Seminar hosted by George Albano

The Harvard Club of New York City, NY; March, 2008

Topic: Learn how to create a culture in a school that guarantees success for all students and promotes high achievement.  Learn about a school management system that creates an educational environment in a school that has been described in the national media as '...a shining example of educational excellence, crossing racial barriers and economic obstacles."

Mr. Albano will be introduced by John Merrow, Peabody Award Winner and educational

correspondent for PBS' "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer" and author of cover story

"Meeting Superman: Principal George Albano" written for Phi Delta Kappan International

Educational Magazine (February 2004)

Audience: Educators, School Board Trustees, and all concerned citizens

New York State Occupational Therapy Conference

United Nations, General Assembly Room, New York, NY; August, 2006

Topic: “Creating a Culture in a School, in a Community or in a Village Where All Children Can Learn and Achieve Academic Excellence"

Audience: Occupational Therapists, Members of the United Nations and Dignitaries from throughout the country

The International Center for Leadership in Education presents:

The 13th Annual Model Schools Conference; June, 2005

Nashville, Tennessee - Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

Topic: “The Lincoln Elementary School Success Story" - Creating a Culture and Learning Environment that Promotes High Achievement

Audience: Over 4,000 educators, school board trustees, legislators and political dignitaries from throughout the nation

See: International Center for Leadership in Education Web Site

See: Informational Flyer

A Celebration of the Art & Science of Life: Discovery Forum 2005; April, 2005

Peoria Civic Center - Peoria, Illinois

Topic: “Closing the Achievement Gap: Creating a Culture that Guarantees Success for all Students"

Audience: Over 1,000 educators, scientists, intellectuals and corporate executives from around the nation

See: Discovery Forum Web Site

See: Informational Flyer

Phi Delta Kappa International 2004 Conference; October, 2004

The Riviera Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada

Mr. Albano presented a keynote address Oct. 24th

Topic: Changing Times, Changing Needs, Developing Strategies

Audience: Members of Phi Delta Kappa International and educators throughout the nation

See: Phi Delta Kappa International Web Site

The 14th Educational Trust National Conference

The Grand Hyatt Hotel, Washington D.C.

November 6-8, 2003

Mr. Albano presented a seminar on Nov.7th

Topic: “Zap the Gap: Learning from the Frontier”

See: Facts About Lincoln Elementary (JPG)

Audience: Educators from throughout the nation

See post-conference thanks and thoughts from the Education Trust:

Letter from the Director, Principal Partner & Meetings Manager (PDF)

Letter from Communications (JPG)

Columbia University, Hechinger Institute on Education and the Media; March, 2004

Four Points Sheraton, Washington D.C.

Mr. Albano presented on Mar. 7th

Topic: The Role of Principals and Superintendents in Raising Academic Achievement

Audience: National press and media correspondents

National Education Association (NEA), Washington D.C.; March, 2004

Cheyenne Mountain Resort, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Mr. Albano presented keynote address on Mar. 23rd

Topic: The Challenge of Change

Audience: Educators, school board trustees, community groups throughout the nation

See eval.(100% positive responses): Response Letter (PDF); Evaluation Document (PDF)

Texas State Teacher’s Association (TSTA) and the National Education Association (NEA) of Dallas; August 2004

Annual “Challenge to Change” & “Each Child’s Success is Our Victory” Conference

Double Tree Hotel, Campbell Conference Center, Dallas, TX

Mr. Albano presented two keynote addresses  on August 7th

Topic: Create a culture in a school where all children can succeed, and  build bridges where every child’s success is our victory

Audience: Educators & Administrators from the Dallas National Education Association (NEA) and Texas State Teacher’s Association (TSTA) plus Public Officials and School Board Trustees from the City of Dallas

The Connecticut Association of Schools Principals’ Center and

The Connecticut Association of Urban School Superintendents; May, 2004

Cheshire, CT

Mr. Albano presented a keynote address

Topic: How One School Closed the Achievement Gap

Audience: Connecticut principals and school superintendents

The Hommocks Middle School Staff & Central Office Team; November, 2004

Larchmont, NY

Mr. Albano presented a keynote address

Topic: "Closing the Achievement Gap, It Can Be Done"

Audience: The Middle School faculty, the Superintendent of Schools and district administrators

See: Letter from Hommocks Principal