June 8, 2023
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Dr. Tahira A. Dupree Chase Is Recipient of the Champion Educational Leader Award

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New Rochelle — Greenburgh Superintendent of Schools Dr. Tahira A. Dupree Chase, was the recipient of the Champion Educational Leader Award, at the 3rd Annual Awards Gala took place at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church (10 Mill Rd) in New Rochelle, Friday October 7th.

The award was given out by the Westchester Community Opportunity Program (WESTCOP Inc.)/New Rochelle Community Action Program. She received her award at the Champions Annual Gala and was recognized for being a Champion Educational Leader in Westchester County. At the gala, Dr. Dupree Chase also received citations and certificates of merit from the New York State Assembly, the Westchester County Board of Legislators, and the New Rochelle Mayor’s Office.

“My humble gratitude goes to Rev. Dr. Harry Dawkins III, WESTCOP, Inc/New Rochelle CAP for acknowledging my work and passion,” Superintendent Dupree Chase tells BW. “I will remain obedient to my calling by advocating for excellence in education, especially for those who cannot advocate for themselves.”

Posted on the Greenburgh Central School District Facebook page were the words; “We are proud of our superintendent!” congratulating Dr. Tahira Dupree Chase

This is not the first time she has been honored and we are sure it will not be the last. In March 2016, Dr. Tahira Dupree-Chase, Superintendent of the Greenburgh Central School District, was named among the country’s top 25 Superintendents to Watch in 2015-16 by the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA). She was one of only two New York State superintendents recognized by NSPRA.

The Greenburgh Central School District appointed Dr. Tahira Dupree Chase as the permanent Superintendent of Schools for the school system in October 2015. Dr. Chase has served as the interim Superintendent since the Greenburgh Board Of Education fired Superintendent Ronald O. Ross, September 22, 2014.

 Once again, Black Westchester Magazine congratulates and salutes Dr. Tahira Dupree Chase! This award is well deserved.

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