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NYSUT STRONG: Inspiration in a Time of Crisis

Thank you to the many hardworking NYSUT members who are rising to meet the challenge of the coronavirus pandemic - and thank you for sharing your stories.

We are union. We are strong. #NYSUTStrong!


  • Featured Stories

    Across New York State, NYSUT members are rising to meet the challenge of the coronavirus pandemic. These are your stories.
  • A special thank you from the NYS Teacher of the Year

    "But what college or professional-development course could have ever prepared us for what we are dealing with right now?" asks NYS Teacher of the Year Rachel Murat. "And yet, we are rising to the challenge and beyond."
  • SPOTLIGHT: SRP members deliver in Alden

    In the wake of the Alden Central School District’s emergency closing last week, district officials needed to connect their nearly 1,700 students with the school supplies they needed for at-home study. They devised a unique solution.
  • Thank Our #HealthCareHeroes

    They have been on the front lines since the start of this crisis, selflessly, courageously, risking their own health to care for our children, our loved ones, for us. The least we can do is thank them. Here's how.
  • Twitter Stories

    Thank you for sharing your stories on Twitter! Check out the latest offerings or visit our Twitter page to see the full archive. Keep those tweets coming - and don't forget to tag @nysut!
  • In Memoriam

    We mourn and celebrate those NYSUT members lost as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Share Your Story

    Use our online form to tell us how you and your union are supporting students and the community in this time of crisis.
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Video: A Message from Andy Pallotta

"This crisis shows the vital role public schools, higher education and health care institution play in communities throughout New York State," says NYSUT President Andy Pallotta.
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Watervliet educators live up to their 'We Care' T-shirts

Delivering meals to needy families and beaming into students' homes with storybook readings and “dance parties,” NYSUT members are stepping up in extraordinary ways to reach out to students during this time of crisis.
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SRP members deliver in Alden

In the wake of the Alden Central School District’s emergency closing last week, district officials needed to connect their nearly 1,700 students with the school supplies they needed for at-home study. They devised a unique solution.
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Union nurses are on the front lines keeping patients and members safe and informed

A depletion of masks, and finding enough beds to isolate those with coronavirus has hospital nurses with the Federation of Nurses/UFT working stridently to care for patients and be sure they are protected as well.
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Epidemic presents myriad issues for higher education

The PSC, UUP and NYSUT local unions at community colleges all over the state are scrambling to prepare and respond. It gets very complicated very quickly.
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NYSUT Strong! Our members are rising to meet the challenge of the coronavirus crisis

We are union. We are strong. Thank you to the many, hardworking NYSUT members who are rising to meet the challenge of the coronavirus pandemic - and thank you for sharing your stories here. Keep them coming!
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