ALBANY, N.Y. Oct. 18, 2019 — New York State United Teachers Executive Vice President Jolene T. DiBrango released the following statement today following the announcement that Interim State Education Commissioner Beth Berlin will leave her post in November:
“In her capacity as both deputy commissioner and interim commissioner, Beth always has shown a willingness to work collaboratively with New York’s teachers to help further education across New York State. While we will miss the opportunity to continue our work together, we wish her well on the next stop in her career.”
New York State United Teachers is a statewide union with more than 600,000 members in education, human services and health care. NYSUT is affiliated with the American Federation of Teachers, the National Education Association and the AFL-CIO.