NYSUT statement on John King being named SUNY chancellor

"We will work with Chancellor King to ensure that our campuses and the educators serving on them receive the critical funding and support they deserve as we continue to push toward a common goal: Making sure every New Yorker has access to an affordable and exceptional public education.”
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Unions press lawmakers for more higher ed mental health supports

Representatives from UUP, Professional Staff Congress and NYSUT detailed proposals for how to tackle the breadth of the ongoing mental health crisis in higher education that pre-dates, but has only grown since, the pandemic.
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Queensbury transportation staff forms new NYSUT local union

The Queensbury School Transportation Employees Association is the latest local to join the NYSUT family, voting overwhelmingly in late October to affiliate with the statewide union. Nearly all eligible staff — 44 out of 46 — have signed their union cards.
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Wayne County teacher surprised with prestigious $25K award

A Clyde-Savannah special education teacher received the surprise of her life during a school-wide assembly of cheering students, appreciative colleagues and local dignitaries.
student loan webinars

Union offers additional student loan debt webinars

Recent developments have left many educators scratching their heads and checking their bank balances. To find out more about student debt relief, sign up for one of NYSUT’s free online student loan webinars.

For Dundee teacher, military service inspires love of history, community service

Bryan Yarrington joined the Navy so he could become a teacher. “I joined the military out of high school as a way to afford college and used the GI bill to push myself through both my bachelor’s and my master’s. My dream was always to be a teacher, and the military was the means of getting there,” Yarrington said.




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