Fort Hamilton HS’s Randy Kaminsky Recognized as Outstanding Teacher

December 12, 2014 – Randy Kaminsky teaches students at Fort Hamilton High School in Brooklyn, NY, and coaches the high school’s Moot Court and Mock Trial teams. Mr. Kaminsky is a mentor to students, working with them in and outside school to gain a better understanding of the law and increase their potential.  Randy Kaminsky was recently recognized as an outstanding Career & Technical Education (CTE) teacher for his “passions of teaching” in the CTE field of law.

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NYSBA and JRC Distribute High School Mock Trial Case to NYC Teachers

December 10, 2014: Over 80 NYC teachers met at the New York County Lawyer’s Association to receive the 2014-2015 Mock Trial case and learn about the issues. The Justice Resource Center (JRC), in partnership with the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA), provides high school students the opportunity to participate in a citywide Mock Trial competition, with the winning team moving on to the NYS finals. Teams of 6-12 students  compete at least twice in a multiple-elimination round tournament. A team can be from a designated course, or an after school program. The preliminary rounds will begin during the last week of February. The top two NYC teams will advance to the State Finals in Albany in May 2015.

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Hispanic Youth Leadership Institute Opportunity for High School Students

December 4, 2014: The Puerto Rican Hispanic Youth Leadership Institute is offering the Hispanic Youth Leadership Institute Opportunity for High School Students The application deadline is December 19, 2014. Your school is encouraged to connect students with the applications for the 2015 Angelo del Toro Hispanic Youth Leadership Institute (HYLI), found online here.

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