2018 New York State Dance Educator of the Year

Board Vice President Ms. Laura Carey and Board President Nicholas Ciappetta flank the 2018 New York State Dance Educator of the Year Susan Turner Radin.
Board Vice President Ms. Laura Carey and Board President Nicholas Ciappetta flank the 2018 New York State Dance Educator of the Year Susan Turner Radin.

On Wednesday, January 9th, the Board of Education honored Walt Whitman’s Dance Extraordinaire…Ms. Susan Turner Radin!  Ms. Radin brought the beautiful world of dance to Whitman in 2003.

She has brought countless students to new heights of personal confidence and growth through the art of expressive movement and inspiring music.  She is a constant source of magic behind Walt Whitman’s Dance and Theater programs.  This year Ms. Radin will receive the 2018 New York State Dance Education Award for Outstanding Pre-K – 12 Dance Educator.  Board President Nicholas Ciappetta said that Ms. Radin is a ‘tremendous asset to our district and a source of genuine opportunity and pride in our learning community.’