Having accrued more than 35 years of inimitable experience in the field of humanities research, Faye R. Sninchak garnered a laudable reputation as an English teacher on behalf of Chatham Central High School before her retirement in 2005. Initially joining the faculty staff in 1969, she notably found success as a department coordinator during the course of her tenure. Though she no longer teaches in the classroom, Ms. Sninchak has continued to work as an English item writer for the New York State Education Department in Albany since 1985 and as a coordinator of the English Regents rerating committee since 1992.
Some of Ms. Sninchak’s former commitments have included a tenured position on the policy board of the Greater Capital Region Teacher Center, a learning institution in Schodack, New York, between 1986 and 2005. She also served as a national faculty member of the Assessment Four Seasons Project Coalition of Essential Schools at Brown University during 1993, which included taking part in academic assessments. A committed civic advocate, Ms. Sninchak also chaired the Village of Nassau’s planning board between 1979 and 1985.
Ms. Sninchak is a graduate of the College of Saint Rose, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in classics in 1969. She later completed postgraduate coursework in English at Russell Sage College between 1970 and 1974. Moreover, Ms. Sninchak is a certified permanent Latin and English teacher in the State of New York, and is certified to grade writing by the New York State English Regents.
Affiliated with several organizations pertinent to her field, Ms. Sninchak most notably maintained involvement as a member, past president and chief negotiator for the Chatham Central School Teachers Association. She is also a member of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development and the National Council of Teachers of English, and as a member and delegate of Region 10 for the National Education Association since 1987. Ms. Sninchak was recognized as a New York State Regents scholar in 1965. A celebrated Marquis listee, she has been featured in several editions of Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in the East and Who’s Who in the World.