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Beverly J. Martin Elementary


Susan Eschbach, Principal

302 West Buffalo Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
Main Office: (607) 274-2209
Fax: (607) 274-2196

8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
 
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Professional Learning Community (PLC) Day Professional Learning Community (PLC) Day: Students had the day off on October 19, but ICSD teachers, staff, and administrators were hard at work, engaged in professional development on cultural anti-bias topics. The district-wide Professional Learning Community (PLC) Day brought staff in each building together that morning to consider issues of culture, identity, and implicit bias and how they impact interactions with colleagues, families, and students.  Administrators collaboratively planned and facilitated development ... more >>
Native American Storyteller Perry Ground Native American Storyteller Perry Ground: Native American storyteller Perry Ground visited all eight ICSD elementary schools in October, thanks to a Connecting Classrooms grant from the Ithaca Public Education Initiative (IPEI).  Ground, an author and speaker, is a Turtle Clan member of the Onondaga Nation of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Confederacy. He has been a storyteller and educator for over 25 years and enjoys working with students of all ages to teach about the history and culture of Native Americans.  During ... more >>
BJM Scholars as Change Makers BJM Scholars as Change Makers: We Think, We Question, We Transform By Dr. Susan Eschbach     Riffing off of a pep rally three years ago, conceived to bring folks together early in the year for a grand kick-off to school, we began to think about who we are and what we ought to share each September.  We questioned the old model of visiting the school to learn about the coming year. And we transformed our curriculum night into a We Learn Showcase! And what a showcase it was! The cafeteria overflowed with ... more >>
Anti-Marginalization Design Team Anti-Marginalization Design Team: A newly formed anti-marginalization design team is examining how the ICSD’s curriculum can support students in developing anti-racist understandings and practices. About 26 educators are participating in the group’s first cohort, some of whom already met twice over the summer to begin weaving anti-marginalization lessons into the district’s existing case study and project-based learning work at all grade levels. This includes examining how to fit anti-marginalization and ... more >>
Project Innovation Project Innovation: Click on thumbnails to enlarge. The first year of Project Innovation – the ICSD’s project-based summer school program – was a great success! The six-week, fully inclusive Project Innovation brought together about 100 students of varied abilities ... more >>


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Ithaca City School District
Dr. Luvelle Brown, Superintendent
400 Lake Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 274-2101