Professional Growth Committee

  • District Goals and Objectives for Staff Development

    The Attica Central School District recognizes that everyone should be a lifelong learner.  Further, a successful school is one in which each individual expects the best and accepts no less from himself/herself and others.  To this end, the mission of the Attica Central School District as is relates to staff development is:

    • To create a positive teaching/learning atmosphere.
    • To provide current and relevant research based staff development opportunities.
    • To create excitement about learning.
    • To maintain a focus and to be sensitive to needs and responsive to feedback.
    • To continue to prepare teachers for the New York State Standards.
    • To prepare students for academic success by providing up-to-date and pertinent staff development for teachers.
    • To continually assess the needs of the staff.
    • To provide ample opportunities for on-going technological training and to include goals from the PGC booklet.
    • To provide input and feedback to the Professional Growth Committee in the area of staff development using information from teachers and administrators.


    Candace George (Teacher, Elementary School)  Chair

    Kelly Bissell (Administrator, Elementary School)

    Debra Lacey (Administrator, CSE)

    Karen Tomidy (Director of Curriculum)

    Bryce Thompson (Superintendent)

    Stephen Lane (Board of Education)

    Janet Koepsell (Teacher, High School)

    Linda Kehl (Teacher, Middle School)

    Erin Holt (Teacher, Middle School)

    Sarah Lewinski (Teacher, Elementary School)

    Karen Bertalan (Teacher Assistant, High School)

    Angie Wichman (Teacher, Middle School)

    John Dickhut (Teacher, High School)