MILDRED E. STRANG AND HER IMPACT ON LOCAL SCHOOLS
Title: MILDRED E. STRANG AND HER IMPACT ON LOCAL SCHOOLS
Location: Yorktown Hart Library, 1130 Main St. Shrub Oak
Description: By Mary Anne Ruvo, team leader of Yorktown Historic House Tours and active in the community . Who was Mildred E. Strang? She was born and raised in Yorktown and dedicated her life as a teacher, educator, and administrator and leader here for 39 years. She started her career in 1928 with 500 students and retired in 1969 with an enrollment of over 5000 students with six new schools built during that time. The district went from a small town agricultural community in 1930 to the population explosion in the 1960’s. Ms. Strang’s influence was ever present. She was a phenomenal woman and referred to as “a leader among her peers”. Hear about her lasting impact on the community and its schools.
Start Time: 19:30