Buffalo, NY

WP_20150304_005NUA/Buffalo City Schools Partnership

“Putting children & families first to ensure high academic achievement for all”

District Office
712 City Hall
Buffalo, NY 14202
Phone: (716)816-3575

NUA interacted with the district in the areas of Professional Development and Instructional

Leadership with the POC High Operational Practices (HOP) goals of:

  • Building positive relationships between and among students and teachers
  • Amplifying student voice
  • Activating student strengths
  • Connecting Prerequisites
  • Situating learning in the lives of students
  • Focusing on High Intellectual Performance
  • Providing Enrichment

The Course of Study is designed around the High Operational Practices of the Pedagogy of Confidence™ and provides the framework to:

  • Improve Classroom Climate
  • Empower Student Self-Directed Learning
  • Inform Culturally Responsive Teaching
  • Achieve High Intellectual Performance
  • Increase Student Engagement and Motivation
  • Connect learning goals for Sustainability and Teacher professional growth
  • Understanding and use of common core state standards.

NUA partners with seven Buffalo K-8 schools through the office of Office of Strategic Planning & Innovation for 2014-15

PS 31 Harriet Ross Tubman School
Grades: PK-8
Principal: Heather Short-English

PS 33 Bilingual Center
Grades: PK-8

PS 37 Marva J. Daniel Futures Preparatory School
Grades: PK-8

PS 59 Dr. Charles R. Drew Science
Grades: 3-8

PS 89 Dr. Lydia T. Wright School of Excellence
Grades: PK-8

PS 91 BUILD Academy
Grades: PK-8

PS 97 Harvey Austin School
Grades: PK-8

NUA Professional Development with Buffalo City Schools also includes training for instructional coaches and site-based Instructional leaders.