Jamestown – Jamestown School Board member Nina Karbacka has been named the president of the New York State Association of Small City School Districts (NYSASCSD) for the 2019-20 school year.
Karbacka has been a member of NYSASCSD for three years and a Jamestown Board of Education member for four years. Her background is in education. She has a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music education from SUNY Fredonia and 40 years of teaching experience, at all grade levels, in the Jamestown Public Schools district.
“I am honored to accept the presidency of New York State Associations of Small City School Districts,” Mrs. Karbacka. “It is an exciting challenge to work to promote efficiency and economy in the small city districts, and to communicate the educational and financial needs of our students to the public and New York State legislature.”
Karbacka is an active community volunteer having served as President of the Board of Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet, Southern Chautauqua County Retired Teachers Association, Jamestown Concert Association, Chautauqua Regional Youth Symphony, which she also founded, and Ring School PTA, and on the executive board of the Arts Council, JHS PTSA, Western New York Chamber Orchestra, Community Music Project, Success by Six, and the JCC Arts Community Advisory Panel.
Currently, Karbacka is teaching an Intergenerational Suzuki String Program at Lutheran.