Board of Regents Chancellor Lester W. Young, Jr. welcomes educators, students, and families back to school.
Commissioner of Education Betty A. Rosa welcomes educators, students, and families back to school.
Richard Ball, Commissioner of the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, encourages students to learn about agriculture and eat fresh, nutritious, locally grown foods at school.
Basil Seggos, Commissioner of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, encourages kids to find their passions as they return to school this year.
Assemblymember Marianne Buttenschon shares her favorite subject and advice to students about doing their best.
New York State Assemblymember Patricia Fahy offers encouragement to students as they begin the new school year.
Gail Geohagen-Pratt, Acting Deputy Commissioner, Child Welfare and Community Services, New York State Office of Children and Family Services, offers words of hope and encouragement to New York State’s foster parents for the new school year.
New York State Senator John C. Liu wishes students a great school year as they head back to their classrooms.
New York State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky shares a greeting with higher education students who are returning to college for the new academic year.
New York State Senator Shelley B. Mayer offers advice and encouraging words to students for the first day of school.
As we embark on a new school year, New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli discusses the importance of teaching students about financial literacy.
New York State Department of Motor Vehicles Commissioner Mark J.F. Schroeder shares the history of school buses and talks about school bus safety for riders and pedestrians.
New York State Department of Health Commissioner James V. McDonald shares warm wishes and valuable advice to students as they return to school.
New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli talks about his favorite subject in school.
Carl Heastie, Speaker of the New York State Assembly, shares his favorite subject, advice to students, and the school field trip that inspired him to run for office someday.
Andrea Stewart-Cousins, New York State Senate Majority Leader, shares a heartfelt message welcoming students back to school.
Chancellor Lester W. Young, Jr. offers important advice to students as we kick off the new school year.
Commissioner Betty A. Rosa recalls the excitement of seeing her friends again on the first day of school!