Character Education Team

Sarah Angotti

Sarah Angotti is a fourth grade teacher at Morgan Road Elementary in Liverpool, New York. She is a member of a select group of educators who helped to design and implement The Positivity Project in its first stages of development. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Syracuse University with a dual major in human development and elementary education, as well as a master’s degree from SUNY Oswego in reading education. Sarah spent the first years of her career as an Educational Consultant/Assistant Director of a preschool and childcare center in inner city Rochester. She has been an active member of the Character Education Committee in her school district since 2004. She believes that educating children means teaching them to discover and develop their personal strengths to their fullest potential. She resides in Liverpool, New York with her husband and two children.

Amy Figger

Amy Figger is a second grade teacher at Morgan Road Elementary School in Liverpool, NY. She is part of a select group of educators at the school that helped to implement Positivity Project at its first school. Amy received a degree in elementary education from SUNY Cortland with a concentration in psychology of the exceptional child and a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction from the University of Phoenix. Amy has taught in a variety of diverse demographic populations since 2001 and has always had a passion for teaching children. She believes that being a teacher means more than delivering a curriculum, but creating people that are going to impact the world for a lifetime. She and her husband reside in Liverpool with their two children.

Marc Herron

Marc Herron is a second grade teacher at Morgan Road Elementary School in Liverpool, NY. Marc has been an educator at Morgan Road Elementary since 2002 and has been an integral part of the character education program. He was responsible for bringing The Positivity Project to its first school, Morgan Road Elementary. Marc received a Bachelor of Science in elementary education from SUNY Oswego and a master’s degree in literacy education from Walden University. In the midst of implementing Common Core and state testing, Marc believes that character education needs to be the heart of a classroom. He and his wife reside in Syracuse with their three children.

Meghan Hurley

Meghan Hurley is a fourth grade teacher at Morgan Road Elementary in Liverpool, NY. She is a member of a select group of educators who helped to design and implement The Positivity Project in its first stages of development. She is devoted to teaching character education and is proud to take on a leadership role in implementing The Positivity Project at its first school in the nation. In 2007, Meghan graduated from St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY with a dual degree in childhood education and special education. She then received a master’s degree in special education (Birth-6) from LeMoyne College. She has been teaching since 2007 and believes that education should empower children and help them to make a positive contribution to the community. She currently lives in Syracuse, NY with her husband, Christopher.