Teacher Recognized for National Certification

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The Board of Education recently honored Caryl Lorandini for being recognized as a new National Board Certified Teacher by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. Mrs. Lorandini is one of 3,831 new honorees and joins a growing community of more than 125,000 Board-certified teachers across all 50 states.

In order to become Board-certified, teachers must complete a performance based, peer-reviewed process, demonstrating their proven impact on student learning and achievement.

Mrs. Lorandini has been teaching math at Carle Place Middle-High School since 2001. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from SUNY College at Old Westbury, her Master of Science from Long Island University-CW Post, and holds certification in both Elementary and Mathematics Education.

She has shared her expertise with educators by speaking at local, state and national conferences. She has served as an executive board member of AMTNYS since 2003 and was the 68th president of the organization. She has also served on the executive board of LIMACON, NCMTA and NCAMS. 

In addition, Mrs. Lorandini has received many awards and accolades, including the Godreau Award for Educational Leadership, SUNY-OW Alumni Award for Excellence in Education, NCMTA Distinguished Service Award, NCMTA Middle School Teacher of the Year, AMT NYS Distinguished Service Award, and Limacon Leadership Award. She is also a member of the Long Island Mathematics Educators Hall of Fame and NYS Master Teacher Emeritus. She is the author of "EZGuide to Pre-Algebra: the Easy Way" by Kaplan.

Throughout her years of teaching, Mrs. Lorandini has found inspiration in her family, students and coworkers, as well as has a deep love of teaching and learning.