Superintendent advocates for Liberty in D.C.

Five people stand near a pillar that has a sign for Majority Leader Chuck Schumer

LCSD Superintendent Dr. Patrick Sullivan, along with other members of the New York State Council of Superintendents, attended the AASA Legislative Advocacy Conference in Washington, D.C., earlier this month.

Seven people pose for a photo in an officeThere they met with policy makers, public officials and federal representatives to advocate for local and national school needs. Members discussed items such as funding, infrastructure and projections of school needs. Dr. Sullivan was able to meet with Sen. Chuck Schumer’s staff and met directly with Liberty’s congressional representative, Congressman Marc Molinaro.

A crowd watches a speak who stands near a display that reads legisltaive Advocacy conference with a drawing of the Capitol building.“Ultimately, it was a great experience to learn about how federal policy and advocacy impacts schools,” Dr. Sullivan said. “It was a privilege to advocate for the Liberty school community and for other school-based needs throughout the nation.”