Lancaster Principal Named President of Statewide Education Association

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Peter Kruszynski

ALBANY, NY (11/19/2009)(readMedia)-- Peter Kruszynski, principal of Lancaster Middle School, has been named president of the School Administrators Association of New York State (SAANYS). Inducted during a ceremony on November 9 at the SAANYS Annual Conference in Saratoga Springs, Kruszynski will serve as president until the end of his term in November of 2010.

Kruszynski began his career in education as a teacher of technology at Pavilion Central School and Cleveland Hill High School. He entered the profession of school administration in 1994 as the assistant principal at Lancaster High School.

Kruszynski was elected to the SAANYS Executive Committee by the SAANYS Board of Directors in 2005, and is also a member of the National Association of Secondary School Principals. He spent many years as an active volunteer for the Lancaster YMCA and was named its Volunteer of the Year in 2000.

Kruszynski received his undergraduate degree, masters in education, and Certificate of Advanced Studies all from Buffalo State College.

SAANYS represents over 7,000 school administrators, supervisors, and coordinators. As a professional association, SAANYS is committed to providing direction, service, and support to its members in their efforts to improve the quality of education and leadership in New York State schools. SAANYS is affiliated with the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP).