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SHS Principal Giovanni Durante Elected to SUNY Stony Brook Distributed Teacher and Leader Education Advisory Board

Dr. Durante was elected to the Stony Brook University Distributed Teacher and Leader Education program (D-TALE) Advisory Board. Board members share their insight and expertise on regional and national issues and concerns that exist in the public school sector.

The D-TALE Advisory Board, which consists of representatives from the University and the regional community, identifies key issues related to the P-12 educational community and provides advice on enhancing teacher and leader preparation through higher education.

"Stony Brook has been really good to me for so many years. I’m happy to be here,” Giovanni Durante, Stony Brook alum and Syosset High School principal, said when asked why he chose to serve.


Principal Giovanni Durante was also presented with the Outstanding Professional Educator Award by the National Federation of Italian-American Societies, Inc. Dr. Durante attended a ceremony during which he was also inducted into the Dames and Knights Committee of the NFIAS, the charitable branch of the organization.