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April 04, 2009

New York Teacher Journalism Competition 2009

Source: New York Teacher
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Save the date for new Journalism Awards Celebration and Conference!

No longer restricted to the tight time frame of the union's Representative Assembly, the inaugural Journalism Awards Celebration and Conference takes place Saturday, March 27, at the Rensselaer Conference Facility at the Hilton Garden Inn in Troy, just a few miles east of NYSUT headquarters. The conference will feature workshops on writing, design, photography and electronic media and, of course, the awards luncheon. READ MORE...


THE TED BLEECKER AWARD - "The Best of the Best"

The WORD
Faculty Association of Suffolk Community College

SOLIDARITY AWARD

The Union Sound
Rondout Valley Federation of Teachers and School-Related Professionals

Class I (Local Membership - 200 or fewer)

Class I – General Excellence

First Award
Ilion Teachers Association
Information - Thoughts - Announcements

Award of Merit
Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Faculty Association
APW FACULTY ASSOCIATION NEWSLETTER

Honorable Mention
Deposit Teachers Association
The Hatchet

Honorable Mention
Malverne Teachers Association
The MTA Messenger

Class I – Best News Story

First Award
Malverne Teachers Association
The MTA Messenger

Class I – Best Feature Story

First Award
Deposit Teachers Association
The Hatchet

Award of Merit
Cambridge Faculty Association
Cambridge Faculty Association

Honorable Mention
Liberty Assistants, Monitors & Aides Association
LAMA LINES

Class I – Best Editorial or Column

First Award
Deposit Teachers Association
The Hatchet

Award of Merit
Richfield Springs Faculty Association
Educate the Organized

Honorable Mention
Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Faculty Association
APW FACULTY ASSOCIATION NEWSLETTER

Class I – Best Front Page or Cover

First Award
Malverne Teachers Association
The MTA Messenger

Class I – Best Article on Health Issues

First Award
Deposit Teachers Association
The Hatchet

Award of Merit
Liberty Assistants, Monitors & Aides Association
LAMA LINES

Class I – New Members’ Issues

First Award
Deposit Teachers Association
The Hatchet

Class I – Best Web site

First Award
Peru Association of Teachers
Peru Association of Teachers Web site

Award of Merit
Greenwich Teachers Association
Greenwich Teachers Association Web site

Honorable Mention
Niagara County Community College Faculty Association
NCCC Faculty Association Website

Class II (Local Membership 201 – 300)

Class II – General Excellence

First Award
Amityville Teachers Association
THE SCRIBE

Award of Merit
Mohawk Valley Community College Professional Association
PAnorama

Honorable Mention
Schalmont Teachers Association
STATIC

Class II – General Excellence - Community

First Award
Amityville Teachers Association
TEACHER CONNECTION

Class II – Best News Story

First Award
Amityville Teachers Association
THE SCRIBE

Award of Merit
Nyack Teachers Association
The Bridge

Honorable Mention
Mohawk Valley Community College Professional Association
PAnorama

Class II – Best Feature Story

First Award
Wallkill Teachers Association
IMPACT

Award of Merit
Amityville Teachers Association
THE SCRIBE

Honorable Mention
Nyack Teachers Association
The Bridge

Class II – Best Editorial or Column

First Award
Amityville Teachers Association
THE SCRIBE

Award of Merit
Nyack Teachers Association
The Bridge

Honorable Mention
Mohawk Valley Community College Professional Association
PAnorama

Class II – Best Front Page or Cover

First Award
Newburgh Teaching Assistants Chapter
The Grapevine

Award of Merit
Mohawk Valley Community College Professional Association
PAnorama

Honorable Mention
Amityville Teachers Association
THE SCRIBE

Class II – Best Article on Health Issues

First Award
Mohawk Valley Community College Professional Association
PAnorama

Class II – New Members' Issues

First Award
Mohawk Valley Community College Professional Association
PAnorama

Award of Merit
Nyack Teachers Association
The Bridge

Class II – Best Web site

First Award
Amityville Teachers Association
Amityville Teachers Association Web site

Award of Merit
Wallkill Teachers Association
Wallkill Teachers Association Web site

Honorable Mention
Schalmont Teachers Association
Schalmont TA Website

Class III (Local Membership 301 – 650)

Class III – General Excellence

First Award
New Hartford Teachers Association
The Chalkboard

Award of Merit
Mahopac Teachers Association
MTA Chalkboard

Honorable Mention
Rondout Valley Federation of Teachers and School-Related Professionals
The Union Sound

Honorable Mention
Whitesboro Teachers Association
WTA Record

Class III – General Excellence - Community

First Award
Farmingdale Federation of Teachers
Classroom Pointers

Class III– Best News Story

First Award
Rondout Valley Federation of Teachers and School-Related Professionals
The Union Sound

Award of Merit
Whitesboro Teachers Association
WTA Record

Honorable Mention
Farmingdale Federation of Teachers
Classroom Pointers

Class III – Best Feature Story

First Award
Rondout Valley Federation of Teachers and School-Related Professionals
The Union Sound

Award of Merit
Bay Shore Classroom Teachers Association, Inc.
The Answer

Honorable Mention
New Hartford Teachers Association
The Chalkboard

Class III – Best Editorial or Column

First Award
Sayville Teachers Association
STAtement

Award of Merit
New Hartford Teachers Association
The Chalkboard

Honorable Mention
Rondout Valley Federation of Teachers and School-Related Professionals
The Union Sound

Class III– Best Front Page or Cover

First Award
New Hartford Teachers Association
The Chalkboard

Award of Merit
Bay Shore Classroom Teachers Association, Inc.
The Answer

Honorable Mention
Whitesboro Teachers Association
WTA Record

Class III – Best Original Cartoon

First Award
Whitesboro Teachers Association
WTA Record

Class III – New Members’ Issues

First Award
Farmingdale Federation of Teachers
Classroom Pointers

Award of Merit
Bay Shore Classroom Teachers Association, Inc.
The Answer

Honorable Mention
New Hartford Teachers Association
The Chalkboard

Class III– Best Web site

First Award
West Genesee Teachers Association
West Genesee TA Web site

Award of Merit
Long Beach Classroom Teachers Association
Long Beach Classroom TA Website

Honorable Mention
Bay Shore Classroom Teachers Association, Inc.
BSCTA Website

Class IV (Local Membership 651 – 1,000)

Class IV – General Excellence

First Award
United University Professions - Farmingdale Chapter
UUP Unifier

Award of Merit
Faculty Association of Suffolk Community College
The WORD

Honorable Mention
Central Islip Teachers Association

CITATION

Honorable Mention
Shenendehowa Teachers Association
STAtement

Class IV – General Excellence - Community

First Award
North Babylon Teachers Organization
Partners in Education

Award of Merit
Central Islip Teachers Association
CITATION – HOME EDITION

Honorable Mention
Commack Teachers Association
The Commack Teacher

Class IV – Best News Story

First Award
Faculty Association of Suffolk Community College
The WORD

Award of Merit
North Babylon Teachers Organization
Partners in Education

Class IV – Best Feature Story

First Award
North Babylon Teachers Organization
Partners in Education

Award of Merit
Valley Central Teachers Association
VC ECHOES

Honorable Mention
Central Islip Teachers Association
CITATION

Class IV – Best Editorial or Column

First Award
Central Islip Teachers Association
CITATION

Award of Merit
Gates Chili Teachers Association
The Voice

Honorable Mention
Utica Teachers Association
The Signal

Class IV – Best Front Page or Cover

First Award
Faculty Association of Suffolk Community College
The WORD

Award of Merit
United University Professions - Farmingdale Chapter
UUP Unifier

Honorable Mention
Valley Central Teachers Association
VC ECHOES

Class IV – Best Original Cartoon

First Award
Valley Central Teachers Association
VC ECHOES

Class IV – Best Article on Health Issues

First Award
Valley Central Teachers Association
VC ECHOES

Award of Merit
Wappingers Congress of Teachers
The WCT COMMENTATOR

Honorable Mention
Central Islip Teachers Association
CITATION

Class IV – New Members’ Issues

First Award
Central Islip Teachers Association
CITATION

Award of Merit
Faculty Association of Suffolk Community College
The WORD

Honorable Mention
Wappingers Congress of Teachers
The WCT COMMENTATOR

Class IV – Best Web site

First Award
Valley Central Teachers Association
Valley Central TA Web site

Award of Merit
Gates Chili Teachers Association
Gates Chili Teachers Association Web site

Honorable Mention
Wappingers Congress of Teachers
Wappingers Congress of Teachers Web site

Class V (Local Membership - over 1,000)

Class V - General Excellence

First Award
Buffalo Teachers Federation
PROVOCATOR

Award of Merit
Union of Clerical, Administrative & Technical Staff at NYU
UCATS Momentum

Honorable Mention
Sachem Central Teachers Association
SCTA Speak Out

Honorable Mention
Yonkers Federation of Teachers
The Yonkers Teacher

Class V – General Excellence - Community

First Award
Oceanside Federation of Teachers
OFTimes

Class V – Best News Story

First Award
Rochester Teachers Association
The Rochester Teacher

Award of Merit
Buffalo Teachers Federation
PROVOCATOR

Class V – Best Feature Story

First Award
Sachem Central Teachers Association
SCTA Speak Out

Award of Merit
Oceanside Federation of Teachers
OFTimes

Honorable Mention
Arlington Teachers Association
FROM THE ATA OFFICE

Class V – Best Editorial or Column

First Award
Union of Clerical, Administrative & Technical Staff at NYU
UCATS Momentum

Award of Merit
BOCES Educators of Eastern Suffolk
THE BEACON

Honorable Mention
Smithtown Teachers Association
FACULTY FOCUS

Class V – Best Front Page or Cover

First Award
Buffalo Teachers Federation
PROVOCATOR

Award of Merit
Sachem Central Teachers Association
SCTA Speak Out

Honorable Mention
BOCES Educators of Eastern Suffolk
THE BEACON

Class V – Best Original Cartoon

First Award
Niagara Falls Teachers
NFT UNITY

Award of Merit
Rochester Teachers Association
The Rochester Teacher

Class V – Best Article on Health Issues

First Award
Smithtown Teachers Association
FACULTY FOCUS

Award of Merit
Buffalo Teachers Federation
PROVOCATOR

Honorable Mention
Rochester Teachers Association
The Rochester Teacher

Class V – New Members’ Issues

First Award
BOCES Educators of Eastern Suffolk
THE BEACON

Award of Merit
Smithtown Teachers Association
FACULTY FOCUS

Honorable Mention
Niagara Falls Teachers
NFT UNITY

Class V – Best Web site

First Award
BOCES Educators of Eastern Suffolk
THE BEACON

Award of Merit
Professional Staff Congress/CUNY
PSC/CUNY Website

Honorable Mention
United Federation of Teachers
UFT WEBSITE


 

Retiree Editors

Retiree Division - CLASS R-I (Local Membership - 200 or fewer)

Class R-I – General Excellence

First Award
Central Islip Retired Teachers Association
the CIRTAtion

Award of Merit
Wantagh Schools United Retirees Chapter
WSUR

Honorable Mention
Johnstown Retired Teachers Association
JRTA Communique

Class R-I – Best News Story

First Award
Central Islip Retired Teachers Association
the CIRTAtion

Award of Merit
Wantagh Schools United Retirees Chapter
WSUR

Honorable Mention
Malverne Teachers Association Retiree Chapter
The Retiree ReView

Class R-I – Best Feature Story

First Award
Wantagh Schools United Retirees Chapter
WSUR

Award of Merit
Central Islip Retired Teachers Association
the CIRTAtion

Class R-I – Best Editorial or Column

First Award
Malverne Teachers Association Retiree Chapter
The Retiree ReView

Award of Merit
Wantagh Schools United Retirees Chapter
WSUR

Honorabe Mention
TRIF - Clearwater Unit
A "C.U.T." ABOVE

Retiree Division - CLASS R -II (Local Membership 201 – 500)

Class R-II – General Excellence

First Award
Bay Shore Retired Teachers Association
The 4th R

Award of Merit
Port Washington Teachers Association Retired
Port of Call Educators Chapter

Honorable Mention
Pittsford District Retired Teachers Association
Retired Times

Class R-II – Best News Story

First Award
West Islip Retired Teachers Association
WIRTA NEWS

Award of Merit
Retirees of Brentwood Schools
ROBS NEWSLETTER

Class R-II – Best Feature Story

First Award
Farmingdale Federation of Teachers/Retiree Chapter
FARMINGDALE FOCUS

Award of Merit
West Islip Retired Teachers Association
WIRTA NEWS

Honorable Mention
Port Washington Teachers Association Retired Educators Chapter
Port of Call

Class R-II – Best Editorial or Column

First Award
Port Washington Teachers Association Retired Educators Chapter
Port of Call

Award of Merit
Pittsford District Retired Teachers Association
Retired Times

Honorable Mention
West Islip Retired Teachers Association
WIRTA NEWS

Class R-II – Best Web site

First Award
Retirees of Brentwood Schools
ROBS Web site

Award of Merit
Retiree Council #13
MID-HUDSON BRIDGES Web site

Honorable Mention
Port Washington Teachers Association Retired
PWTA Website Educators Chapter

Retiree Division - CLASS R - III (Local Membership 501 – 1,000)

Class R-III – General Excellence

First Award
Retired Educators Chapter/Great Neck
Great Neck Ties
Teachers Association

Award of Merit
Wappingers Congress of Retired Teachers
PostScript
Honorable Mention
Retired Educators, Sachem Chapter
From the RESC Desk

Class R-III – Best News Story

First Award
Wappingers Congress of Retired Teachers
PostScript

Class R-III – Best Feature Story

First Award
Wappingers Congress of Retired Teachers
PostScript

Award of Merit
Half Hollow Hills Active Retired Teachers Association
the HHHART BEAT

Class R-III – Best Editorial or Column

First Award
Wappingers Congress of Retired Teachers
PostScript

Retiree Division - CLASS R - IV (Local Membership - over 1,000)

Class R-IV – General Excellence

First Award
United Federation of Teachers Retiree Chapter #2
UFT-RTC Retiree Newsletter

Award of Merit
United University Professions – Retirees
The Active Retiree

Honorable Mention
Retiree Council 21
Spotlight 21

Class R-IV – Best News Story

First Award
Retiree Council 15 & 16
Senior Class

Award of Merit
Retiree Council #17
SEVENTEEN SOUNDINGS

Honorable Mention
United University Professions – Retirees
The Active Retiree

Class R-IV – Best Feature Story

First Award
Retiree Council 7
The Central New Yorker

Award of Merit
Retiree Council 21
Spotlight 21

Honorable Mention
United Federation of Teachers Retiree Chapter #2
UFT-RTC Retiree Newsletter

Class R-IV – Best Editorial or Column

First Award
Retiree Council 21
Spotlight 21

Award of Merit
United University Professions – Retirees
The Active Retiree

Honorable Mention
Retiree Council #17
SEVENTEEN SOUNDINGS

Class R-IV – Best Web site

First Award
Retiree Council 15 & 16
Retiree Council 15 & 16 Web site