Brockport Central School District Superintendent Dr. Lesli C. Myers-Small has dedicated her life to the Dr. Lesli C. Myers-Smallpursuit of education.

Dr. Myers-Small received her bachelor’s degree in psychology and her master’s degree in counseling and human development, both from the University of Rochester. She went on to earn a master’s degree in urban educational administration and Doctorate of Education in Executive Leadership from St. John Fisher College. Dr. Myers-Small has continued to emphasize the importance of education through teaching. Impressively, she was the first African-American President of the New York State School Counselors Association.

Dr. Myers-Small testified before the United States Congress; it was her testimony, in part, that resulted in a spending bill for Fiscal Year 2008 that included the largest increase ever to the Elementary and Secondary School Counseling Program. This increase of 77.5 percent from 2007 was the largest percentage increase to any education program found in the House LHHS-Ed FY 2008 Appropriations bill.

Dr. Myers-Small has received many prestigious honors that reflect her dedication to education and the community, including the Rochester Business Journal 40 Under 40, Saint John Fisher Distinguished Alumni Award and Urban League of Rochester Educator Award. Additionally, she was named a 2016 Athena Award finalist.

With an unmatchable dedication and love for young people, Dr. Myers-Small has designed and conducted workshops and presentations to elementary and secondary students, undergraduate and graduate students, and many others. Her style is humorous, straightforward and sincere, and she encourages people of all ages and backgrounds to use their creative abilities and talents to eliminate achievement gaps.

Dr. Myers-Small is passionate about her professional work and volunteerism. She looks forward to many more years of continued service to the teachers, students, parents and administrators within the Brockport Central School District as she dedicates herself to giving back to her community.

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