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Welcome to LECNY.ORG!

Here you will find information about all that LECNY has to offer for language teachers in Central New York.

What is LECNY?

LECNY (Language Educators of Central New York) is a professional organization made up of language teachers Pre-K-16, administrators, and post-secondary students within the seven New York counties of Cayuga, Cortland, Herkimer, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, and Oswego.

We strive to fulfill a number of initiatives including:

    • Promoting the study of languages and cultures as outlined in the state and national standards.
    • Serving all areas of language study including the Classics, Heritage languages, English to speakers of other languages, bilingual education, Native American languages and American Sign Language.
    • Serving as a liaison to other professional and educational organizations
    • Establishing constructive and progressive relationships with other professional organizations.


LECNY is an approved Sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) pursuant to Section 80-6 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education. Contact a board member for additional information.