NYSUT United is an official publication of New York State United Teachers and is distributed to all members. It is published monthly from September to June, with a July/August summer issue and a special supplement.

For more information, contact editor-in-chief Mary Fran Gleason, c/o NYSUT United, 800 Troy-Schenectady Road, Latham, New York, 12110-2455, (800) 342-9810 or (518) 213-6000; e-mail is united@nysutmail.org. Please include your name and address.

Director of Communications: Deborah Hormell Ward

Editor-in-Chief: Mary Fran Gleason

Copy Desk Chief: Clarisse Butler Banks

Assistant Editors/Writers: Leslie Duncan Fottrell, Liza Frenette, Darryl McGrath, Betsy Sandberg, Sylvia Saunders, Kara E. Smith, Matt Smith, Andrew Watson

Photo Editor: J. El-Wise Noisette

Lead Designer: Dana Fournier

Art and Production: Nicole Clayton, Mark Joseph Sharer

Advertising: Lori DiVeglia

Online Communications Coordinator: Bryan Thomas

Editorial Support: Julie Bull, Julie Malec

Contributing Writers: Wendy Hord

NYSUT United is a member publication of the AFT Communicators Network, International Labor Communications Association, Metro New York Labor Communications Council, NEA State Education Editors and NEA Public Relations Council.

Editorial and Production Department: 518-213-6000 and 800-342-9810 (toll-free)

Advertising inquiries: 800-448-4ADS

Annual subscription: $15. (Subscription cost is included in members' dues.)

NYSUT members receive a copy of NYSUT United as part of their dues benefit. However, households with multiple members will receive only one copy. It's part of NYSUT's continuing effort to go green. If you do wish to receive more than one copy of NYSUT United per household, please call 518-213-6000, ext. 6234.


POSTMASTER: Member Records Department 800 Troy-Schenectady Road, Latham, NY 12110


NYSUT United (ISSN 21587914) and www.nysut.org are official publications of New York State United Teachers, distributed to all members of New York State United Teachers, 800 Troy-Schenectady Rd., Latham, NY 12110. NYSUT United is published monthly from September to June, a summer issue July/August.

NYSUT United accepts paid advertising. The appearance of any advertisement does not imply any endorsement by or connection with New York State United Teachers.