courtneysanik smilesCourtney Sanik, Senior Policy Consultant at NYSSBA, works with school boards and districts across New York drafting and editing policy manuals, answering policy related questions, and providing samples to member districts. She has contributed to School Law publications and manages the “Eye on Policy” feature in On-Board. She has presented at trainings on topics including but not limited to School Climate, Wellness, Safety, Restorative Justice, Social Media, Free Speech and Privacy, and Drones on School Grounds.

Courtney has a bachelor’s degree in Communications and Rhetoric from SUNY’s University at Albany with extended coursework in Psychology and American Sign Language.

Courtney’s hobbies include volunteer work (American Cancer Society, Junior Achievement, coaching, and fundraising), yoga, crafting and creative endeavors, baking, photography, swimming, being a bad gardener, reading and reviewing books, blogging, and more or less anything else which strikes her as interesting to try.