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Educator of the Year

The New York State Bar Association’s Law, Youth & Citizenship Program announced that Madeleine D. Brennan, principal of Dyker Heights Junior High School−IS 201 has been named Educator of the Year.

Brennan has served the New York City school system with distinction for 63 years — 46 as principal of Dyker Heights−IS 201, 8010 12th Avenue. The award is presented on New York Teacher’s Day annually by the State Bar Association to an educator who has made an outstanding contribution to law−related and civic education.

The 22nd recipient of the award, Brennan is the longest serving principal in the New York City Department of Education. A graduate of St. John’s University, she began her career as a teacher in 1946. She was appointed principal of Dyker Heights JHS in 1963 after serving as an assistant principal in Queens Village.

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