Dear Senior Advisor / Guidance Counselor,
As the school year reaches the midway point, our hope is for you and your students to continue a productive and successful year . The Executive Board of the AFT / NYS Latino Caucus would like to extend a heartfelt "thanks" for all the work you do for the young minds of New York State.
The AFT / NYS Latino Caucus is an educational caucus made up of New York City and State educators that advocates for excellence in education and opportunities for students, especially those of Latino / Hispanic heritage.
Enclosed you will find an application for our AFT / NYS Latino Caucus 2007-2008 Scholarships. Please duplicate and distribute to eligible students in your school. The application postmark deadline is Friday, May 15, 2008.
We look forward to a big response and to continue working with you in the name of providing educational opportunities for the students of New York State.
If you have any questions or require any further information, please feel free to contact me at your earliest convenience.
Hector Ruiz, Jr.
New York City Vice Chair