Carey Fusco

Grassroot giving includes sharing the gift of books

Albany reading teacher Carey Fusco knows books, cover to cover, inside and out. They are not casual friends. She sees them as lifelines.
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'Many Threads' online workshop March 18 offers tools for embracing cultural diversity in the union

Register today for a special professional development webinar March 18 on embracing diversity in the union!
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NYSUT virtual arts showcase will highlight student work with pandemic themes

Students will have an opportunity to create artwork born of pandemic angst and reflection and watch it bloom online in a first-ever NYSUT Visual and Performing Arts Showcase to be aired this spring.
Rosalia Carraba

West Seneca librarian works to keep her students reading - and to keep her colleagues connected via technology

Carraba began hosting Google Meets two to three times a week with teachers, fielding questions about the new technology required for teaching remotely. “Teachers were desperate for help. Some had never created a Google Classroom,” she said. “It was a huge, quick learning curve. We provided professional development.”
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RA 2021 will be a virtual affair

For safety reasons and in order to comply with all laws and regulations relating to the continuing pandemic, the 2021 NYSUT Representative Assembly and Local and Retiree Council Presidents Conference — held during the last week of April and concluding May 1 — will be held virtually.
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A year of sacrifice brings a glimmer of hope

“NYSUT members have done so much with so little,” said NYSUT President Andy Pallotta. “We want them to know that we see them, we hear them and we are going to continue to fight for them.”

At our new "Shared Success" page at, we're highlighting members’ work and the strides made to emerge stronger, more united and prepared to face the challenges ahead.

COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Beginning January 11, 2021, New Yorkers who are part of the phase 1b COVID-19 vaccine distribution may check eligibility and register for the vaccine. Among others, this 1b group includes P-12 school or school district faculty or staff (includes all teachers, substitute teachers, student teachers, school administrators, paraprofessional staff and support staff including bus drivers) and in-person college faculty and instructors.

The situation is changing rapidly, and the state will be updating resources frequently. Please check the state website for up-to-date eligibility requirements and registration information.

Visit State Vaccine Website




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