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Potsdam summit encourages young people and career-changers to 'take a look at teaching'

With the state facing a looming teacher shortage, the United University Professions Potsdam Chapter and NYSUT have launched the fourth in a series of summits to encourage students and career-changers to “take a look at teaching.”
Donna McStay

Brentwood teacher doggedly pursues answers to problems faced by teachers in the workplace

Sixth-grade teacher Donna McStay is the “Columbo” of the Brentwood Teachers Association, doggedly pursuing answers to problems faced by teachers in the workplace, ranging from poor indoor air quality to mold to overheated classrooms.
UFT lobby day

NYC unionists on a mission to Albany

After a quick lunch and an uplifting briefing with leaders, the lobbyists-for-a-day set out to push for the state to fund what they know works — things like Teacher Centers and Community Learning Schools, which provide medical and social services in schools where they make a difference every day.
nysut march madness bracket

NYSUT kicks off March Madness with “Sweet Sixteen” union values bracket challenge

NYSUT reminds New Yorkers just how “sweet” union membership is, announcing the launch of the second annual "Our Voice, Our Values, Our Brackets" challenge taking place during March Madness.
jolene dibrango

DiBrango: Unions play a role in women's history

During Women’s History Month last year, I reflected on the strength of women in America, from my grandmother, a postwar GE radio assembler, to the women who have demanded respect and equal treatment as part of the Women’s Marches.

This year, I’m struck by the strides women in America have made yet again — and the work still left to be done.
nysut march madness bracket

NYSUT March Madness

Each week, you'll be able to vote on your favorite union benefits and values and share your brackets. If you find it hard to choose one union benefit over another - that's the point.
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