September 10, 2021

NYSUT 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

Source:  NYSUT Communications
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September 11 Memorial

The NYSUT officers hosted a moving and musical commemoration of the twentieth anniversary of the September 11 attacks, with tributes by labor and community leaders.

The complete program was streamed live from NYSUT headquarters in Latham, and is available to view below.


A Closer Look: 20 Years after 9/11

Reflecting on continued support and advocacy for workers. From NYSUT United, Sep/Oct 2020.

20 years later, LI teacher shares how 9/11 education has evolved.

“And it was just like boom – it landed right in the heart, right in the middle of class… your student's father is at Ground Zero right now.” NYSUT Second Vice President Ron Gross reflects on changes in education since teaching on the day of the attacks in 2001. WCBS 880 | Audio Version

New York Teacher: Coverage and Resources

Revisit NYSUT's extensive coverage of heroism on the front line, coping in the classroom, and relief and recovery. Via

Share My Lesson: 9/11 Lesson Plans and Resources

This curated collection of 9/11 lesson plans, resources, and activities gives teachers a variety of options for teaching about 9/11. From examining the events of 9/11, to discussing American values, and connecting 9/11 to the Constitution, this list of resources has several options for teachers to cover the topics surrounding 9-11-2001.

9/11 Memorial & Museum: Lesson Plans

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum offers interactive lesson plans for students in grades 3 to 12 that address the 9/11 attacks, their ongoing repercussions, and the history of the World Trade Center. Lessons plans are divided by grade level and theme.


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