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Susan “Sue” Prokosch

by Legacy News

Newburgh, New YorkUSA

Died March 30, 2020

Age 72

Sue Prokosch was a retired teacher and school board member with the Newburgh Enlarged City School District in Newburgh, New York.

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Susan Prokosch, 72, Vice President of the Newburgh Board of Education and a retired school teacher for the NECSD, entered into rest on Monday, March 30th, 2020… Sue graduated from Newburgh Free Academy ’66, and SUNY Oneonta with a Bachelor’s Degree in Teaching and spent thirty three years teaching at North Junior High School in Newburgh. She was a pillar of NJH, and worked closely with administrators on scheduling, curriculum and peer mentoring. “Pro” was instrumental in starting SAC (student assistance center), and finished her career running that program. Sue was a champion of public education and gave selflessly of her time and expertise to mentor students in the classroom and in a multitude of extracurricular activities.

Published in Times Herald-Record

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“My daughter Laura felt very sad as Sue was her teacher. She was very fond of her.”

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