Long Island Council for the Social Studies

Recognition of Social Studies Excellence

Margaret Simon Award for Excellence in 
Elementary Social  Studies Education

Lisa McKenna
Middle Country Public Schools

Robert P. Flinn Award for Outstanding 
"New" Middle/High School Teacher

Mark Lane
Bay Shore Public Schools

Outstanding Middle School
Social Studies Teacher

Daniel Mrose
Longwood Public Schools

​Michele Rudden
Amityville Public Schools

Outstanding High School Social Studies Teacher

Rachel Cymbalista
South Huntington Public Schools

Outstanding Social Studies Chair/Supervisor

Dr. Rose Borda
Hicksville Public Schools

New York State Teacher of the Year Recognition

Amy Kanavy-Curry

Massapequa Public Schools (Elementary)

Kara Zahradik
East Meadow Public Schools (High School)

Special Recognition on her Retirement

Karen McGuinness
Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District