October 22, 2019

Regent Judith Johnson was 'an incredible advocate for students and educators'

Source:  NYSUT Media Relations
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Caption: FILE PHOTO: Then-Peekskill Superintendent Judith Johnson speaks in support of a statewide "Day of Action for Public Education" in 2010. Photo by Alan Zale for NYSUT.

ALBANY, N.Y. Oct. 22, 2019 — New York State United Teachers Executive Vice President Jolene T. DiBrango released the following statement today mourning the death of Regent Judith Johnson:

“The NYSUT family is saddened by the passing of Regent Johnson, and we extend our deepest condolences to her family and colleagues. Regent Johnson was an incredible advocate for students and educators across New York state. A staunch equity warrior, her leadership, passion, knowledge and thoughtfulness will be missed by us all.”

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.

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