New York: A longstanding alumna and resident of Syosset School District, Dr. Uzma Syed has announced her candidacy for Syosset School District Board of Education as she promises to bring early childhood education for 4 year olds and High School Apprenticeship to bridge classroom to real world experiences for the School District. Dr. Syed attended Medical School at the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine. She completed her training in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, NY. Currently she is a partner at South Shore Infectious Diseases and Travel Medicine Consultants in West Islip and Syosset.
Dr. Syed feels strongly about the community in which she grew up and is now raising her two kids. "Like many of you, I am a parent, a property owner and a taxpayer of Syosset. I want to be the voice of our community, and make sure that Syosset remains a pioneer in education, technology, sports, arts, and in all aspects of our district. I have great aspirations for bringing positive change to all age groups in our district", she said.
The Syosset Central School District is a K-12 district that serves all of Syosset and Woodbury. There are 10 schools and 6,636 enrolled students in the District. The School is ranked as the 16th best School District in the nation and has bond rating of Aa1 by Moody rating agency based on the district’s healthy financial position and low level of debt.
Update: 20 March, 2017