January 2013 Issue
December 20, 2012


Source: NYSUT United

It's an honor

Several members were recently honored by the New York State School Counselor Association. Joyce Connell, Teachers Association of Pleasantville, was named the School Counselor of the Year.

Maureen Rundle and Linda Fortin, members of the Hilton Central Schools TA, received the Career Achievement Award. And United Federation of Teachers members Regine Dejean and Robert Astrowsky (a NYSUT Board member) received the President's Award.

Four NYSUT members on Long Island received the March of Dimes Golden Apple Award recognizing individuals who have made a difference through their commitment to education.

Honored were Linda Trott Dickman, United Teachers of Northport; James Vacca, C.W. Post Collegial Federation; George Ober, William Floyd United Teachers; and Michelle Lambo-Maron, West Hempstead Education Association.

In print

William Fibkins, Shoreham-Wading River TA retiree, wrote Angel Teachers: Educators Who Care about Troubled Teens. For more information, visit www.rowmaneducation.com or www.williamfibkins.com.

Share your good news with us. Email information on your newly published works or have your local president forward your honors and awards information to united@nysutmail.org.