Mission of the New York City Board of Education
Emerald Society

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*To preserve Irish Culture and Promote Contributions by Irish people to the United States of America and World Wide.

 

* Recognize the accomplishments of Irish Americans in Education including those who promote the history and understanding of Irish contributions and Irish diaspora worldwide.

 

* Encourage the teaching of the NYS Education Department Curriculum on the Great Irish Famine in all NYC Schools

 

* Celebrate Irish Diaspora

 

* Connect our membership with one another and with those of Irish descent or those who have a tangible connection or interest in Ireland and wish to establish a connection

 

* Provide an effective voice for our membership to their elected officials 

 

* Facilitate a network for our members

 

* Celebrate our accomplishments