Publications Catalog

NYSUT's Communications Department offers many posters, brochures and giveaway items for members to use in their classroom or distribute to parents at conferences and other similar events.

Members can order up to:

  • 100 free copies of each brochure or
  • 10 free copies of each poster.
  • Local presidents can place orders over the maximum limit for members.

Please allow 10 - 14 days for delivery.

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Union Value

Buy American Guide

 (509_16)

Buy American. Buy Union Made. This list of resources is supplied as a helpful guide to products that are union-made and made in America, but does not imply endorsement or guarantee by NYSUT.

  • Max qty. for members: 100
  • Price: FREE
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  • NYSUT Membership What it means for you

     (523)

    As a NYSUT member, you benefit economically and professionally from the collective strength of the union. As a NYSUT member, you help build the union’s collective strength through activism and community service. This guide will help you understand the many aspects of NYSUT membership that will help you with your career and beyond.

  • Max qty. for members: 100
  • Price: FREE
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    For Education Professionals

    Alphabet Soup: A Guide to Commonly Used Acronyms

     (PS336/08)

    From ACA to WSRM, this guide to acronyms is a handy trifold brochure designed to help you navigate the often confusing alphabet soup used in the education union world.

  • Max qty. for members: 100
  • Price: FREE
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  • Educators Voice X - Engaging All Learners through Content Area Instruction

     (PDF download only)

    The practices presented here remind us that meaningful instruction has many different forms and contexts. Content instruction is a pivotal part of a balanced curriculum intended to nurture the whole child and to prepare aspiring minds to think, inquire, and engage.  See more Educator's Voice issues.

  • Price: FREE
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  • Read Books rack card

     (M808)

    Read Books rack cards promote NYSUT's relationship with AFT's First Book program.  Books are made available at low to no cost to Title 1 eligible schools and building programs in high needs districts, and nonprofit programs serving low-income families and kids in need.

  • Max qty. for members: 100
  • Price: FREE
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  • Ten things to remember when preparing for a parent-teacher conference

     (202)

    One of the most frequently requested seminars offered by the union’s Education & Learning Trust is “Parent-Teacher Conference: Strategies for Success.” In the two-hour session, veteran-teacher instructors cover strategies and tips that apply to any grade-level teacher. The seminar topics include creating an effective environment and gathering documents for meetings with parents.

  • Max qty. for members: 100
  • Price: FREE
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  • Smart Start - quality preschool education is important!

     (201)

    A resource to inform parents and teachers about the qualities of a strong early childhood educational program.

  • Max qty. for members: 100
  • Price: FREE
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  • Anti-Bullying Cards

     (M05_12)

    This two-sided rack card has tips and suggestions for kids, teachers and parents on how to address bullying.

  • Max qty. for members: 100
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    For Parents

    Ensuring Success for English Language Learners (ELLs): What Parents Should Know - English Version

     (#R337_17_English)

    This guide explains the supports schools are required to provide that will help your child while learning English as a New Language (ENL - formerly known as ESL).

     (Also available elsewhere in this catalog in Spanish.)

  • Max qty. for members: 100
  • Price: FREE
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  • Partnerships for Success: Tips for Parents of School-age Children - English

     (#M102_8-English)

    Tips for parents from kindergarten through middle and high school. This trifold brochure also covers tips for parents of students with disabilities.

  • Max qty. for members: 100
  • Price: FREE
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  • Partnerships for Success: Tips for Parents of School-age Children - Spanish

     (#M102_8-Spanish)

    Tips for parents from kindergarten through middle and high school. This trifold brochure also covers tips for parents of students with disabilities.

  • Max qty. for members: 100
  • Price: FREE
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  • Bookmark Fired up about reading

     (599)

    Bookmark to encourage young readers: ""See why these kids are fired up about reading at www.nysut.org"

  • Max qty. for members: 100
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  • Understanding School Discipline Practices

     (#104)

    No doubt about it. Discipline is one of the biggest challenges facing schools today. Everyone is involved, not just the schools — parents, students and the entire community. This tri-fold brochure will help parents better understand how schools are facing the challenges of discipline in a modern age. 

    It also provides tips for what parents can do to reduce discipline problems for their children.

  • Max qty. for members: 100
  • Price: FREE
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  • Dealing with Stress, Backpack Safety Tips

     (555)

    Two-sided rack card: 1) Helping kids manage back-to-school stress and anxiety.  2) School shouldn't be a pain! Backpack safety tips.

  • Max qty. for members: 100
  • Price: FREE
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  • Pick a Reading Partner

     (#108_16)

    Learning to read is the single most important activity in a child’s education.
    Pick A Reading Partner is a reading program in which parents, teachers and community organizations work together to encourage children to become better readers.

  • Max qty. for members: 100
  • Price: FREE
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  • Anti-Bullying Cards

     (M05_12)

    This two-sided rack card has tips and suggestions for kids, teachers and parents on how to address bullying.

  • Max qty. for members: 100
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    Posters: General Interest

    Read Books - NYSUT/AFT First Book Poster

     (M809)

    Read Books! Poster with details about AFT's First Book program, which helps available at low to no cost to Title 1 eligible schools and building programs in high-needs districts, and nonprofit programs serving low-income families and kids in need.

  • Max qty. for members: 10
  • Price: FREE
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  • Workplace Bullying

     (PS311P_16)

    Are you being bullied? Not all bullying happens to young people. This poster helps raise awareness about workplace bullying.

  • Max qty. for members: 10
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  • Flu Posters

     (PS106)

    Help spread awareness, not germs! Set of three simple, letter-sized posters to hang in your classroom or workplace, with tips for staying safe during flu season. (Download pdf to view all three posters.)

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    Posters: Hispanic Heritage

    Hispanic Heritage - Juan Felipe Herrera (Spanish version)

     (514A_16 - Spanish)

    Juan Felipe Herrera es el primer Latino en recibir la distinción de poeta laureado de los Estados Unidos. Su designación se realizó en 2015. Como laureado, lanzó el proyecto “La Casa de Colores,” en el que invitó a los ciudadanos a formar parte de un poema épico. Hijo de migrantes campesinos, Herrera es el portavoz de la experiencia  mexicano-estadounidense e indígena. Es autor de 28 libros de poesía, novelas para jóvenes adultos y colecciones infantiles, incluida “Crashboomlove,” una novela en verso para jóvenes adultos por la que recibió el premio Américas.

    For the English version of this poster, look elsewhere in this catalog. 

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  • Hispanic Heritage - Juan Felipe Herrera (English version)

     (514A_16 - English)

    Juan Felipe Herrera, was first Latino to serve as United States Poet Laureate. The child of migrant farmworkers, Herrera is a leading voice about the Mexican American and indigenous experience, and the author of 28 books of poetry, young adult novels and children’s collections, including Crashboomlove a young adult novel in verse for which he won an Américas Award.

    For the Spanish version of this poster, look elsewhere in this catalog. 

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  • Hispanic Heritage - Librada Paz (Spanish)

     (514B/13 Spanish)

    Librada Paz una activista méxico-americana de los derechos por los trabajadores agrícolas. Vino a Estados Unidos a los 15 años para trabajar como jornalera agrícola migrante. Ella luego completó su grado en tecnología de ingeniería mecánica en el Rochester Institute of Technology, y en 1998, se hizo ciudadana estadounidense. La Sra. Paz es miembro del consejo del Ministerio Rural y Migrante (RMM), un grupo no-sectario que trabaja para mejorar las vidas de los trabajadores migrantes, una causa que activamente NYSUT apoya en la presión para la aprobación de la Ley de Normas Justas de Trabajo para los trabajadores agrícolas del estado de Nueva York. En 2012, ella recibió el Premio de Derechos Humanos Robert F. Kennedy.

    An English version of this poster is available elsewhere in this catalog.

  • Max qty. for members: 10
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  • Hispanic Heritage - Librada Paz (English)

     (514B/13 English)

    Librada Paz is a Mexican-American farm worker rights activist who came to the U.S. at 15 to work as a migrant farm worker. She later completed a degree in mechanical engineering technology at the Rochester Institute of Technology and, in 1998, became a U.S. citizen. Paz is a council member for Rural and Migrant Ministries, a nonsectarian group working to improve the lives of migrant workers, a cause that NYSUT actively supports by lobbying for passage of the Farm Workers Fair Labor Practices Act in New York state. In 2012, she received a Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award.

    A Spanish version of this poster is available elsewhere in this catalog.

  • Max qty. for members: 10
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  • Hispanic Heritage: José Limón (Spanish Version)

     (514a-15 Spanish)

    José Limón (1908-1972) was a Mexican-born modern dancer and choreographer hailed by The New York Times as the “finest male dancer of his time.” Limón studied and performed in New York City with modern dance pioneers Doris Humphrey and Charles Weidman, premiering his first major choreographic work, Danzas Mexicanas , in 1937. He founded the José Limón Dance Company in 1946, choreographing over 74 works, including his signature piece, The Moor’s Pavane , based on Shakespeare’s Othello.

    You can find the English version of this poster elsewhere in the catalog.  

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  • Hispanic Heritage: José Limón (English Version)

     (514a-15 English)

    José Limón (1908-1972) was a Mexican-born modern dancer and choreographer hailed by The New York Times as the “finest male dancer of his time.” Limón studied and performed in New York City with modern dance pioneers Doris Humphrey and Charles Weidman, premiering his first major choreographic work, Danzas Mexicanas , in 1937. He founded the José Limón Dance Company in 1946, choreographing over 74 works, including his signature piece, The Moor’s Pavane, based on Shakespeare’s Othello.

    You can find the Spanish version of this poster elsewhere in the catalog. 

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  • Hispanic Heritage - Dolores Huerta (Spanish Version)

     (514b-14 Spanish)

    Dolores Huerta es una activista de los derechos civiles y laborales que fundó la Asociación Nacional de Trabajadores Agrícolas en 1962 en sociedad con su colega activista César Chávez. Luego, esta organización fue llamada el Sindicato de Trabajadores Agrícolas de América (UFW, por sus siglas en inglés).

    Huerta dirigió en 1965 la huelga de la uva de la UWF en Delano, California, un boicot nacional que resultó en un contrato colectivo de tres años entre la industria de la uva de California y la UWF en 1970.

    For the English version of this poster, look elsewhere in this catalog. 

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  • Hispanic Heritage - Dolores Huerta (English Version)

     (Project 514a-14 English)

    Dolores Huerta is a labor and civil rights activist who founded the National Farmworkers Association in 1962 in partnership with fellow activist Cesar Chavez. The organization was later called the United Farm Workers of America (UFW).

    Huerta directed the 1965 UFW Delano, Calif., grape strike, a national boycott that resulted in a three-year collective bargaining agreement in 1970 between the California table grape industry and the UFW.

    For the Spanish version of this poster, look elsewhere in this catalog. 

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  • Hispanic Heritage - Carlos Noriega (Spanish Version)

     (514A_12 English)

    Former NASA astronaut Carlos Noriega traveled to the Russian space station Mir aboard the U.S. space shuttle Atlantis in 1997. He returned to space aboard the U.S. shuttle Endeavour in 2000 to help build the International Space Station. Prior to joining NASA, Noriega had a distinguished career as a Marine Corps pilot. Born in Peru in 1959, he retired from the U.S. Astronaut Corps in 2005 and continues to work at NASA.

    You can find the English version of this poster elsewhere in the catalog.

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  • Hispanic Heritage - Carlos Noriega (English Version)

     (514A_12 Spanish)

    Former NASA astronaut Carlos Noriega traveled to the Russian space station Mir aboard the U.S. space shuttle Atlantis in 1997. He returned to space aboard the U.S. shuttle Endeavour in 2000 to help build the International Space Station. Prior to joining NASA, Noriega had a distinguished career as a Marine Corps pilot. Born in Peru in 1959, he retired from the U.S. Astronaut Corps in 2005 and continues to work at NASA.

    You can find the Spanish version of this poster elsewhere in the catalog.

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  • Hispanic Heritage - Sonia Sotomayor (Spanish version)

     (514b_09_Spanish)

    Sonia Sotomayor es la primera hispana en servir en la Corte Suprema de los Estados Unidos. Nominada por el Presidente Barack Obama para el cargo en el 2009, Sotomayor es ex-jueza de la Corte de Apelaciones de los Estados Unidos y es acreditada por la Universidad de Princeton y la Facultad de Derecho de Yale. Criada en el Bronx, Sotomayor es hija de padres puertorriqueños.

    You can find the English version of this poster elsewhere in this catalog.

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  • Hispanic Heritage - Sonia Sotomayor - English version

     (514B_09_English)

    Sonia Sotomayor is the first Hispanic to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. Nominated for the post in 2009 by President Barack Obama, Sotomayor is a former U.S. Court of Appeals judge and holds degrees from Princeton University and Yale Law School. Raised in the Bronx, Sotomayor is the daughter of Puerto Rican parents.

    You can find the Spanish version of this poster elsewhere in this catalog.

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  • Hispanic Heritage - Jaime Escalante (Spanish Version)

     (514A/10 Spanish)

    Jaime Escalante (1930-2010) was a Bolivian-born American educator who inspired the 1988 movie "Stand and Deliver," which detailed his success helping inner city students master calculus at Garfield High School in Los Angeles. Escalante rejected the notion that inner city students couldn't learn advanced mathematics, and always had the highest expectations for his students.

    For the English version of this poster, look elsewhere in this catalog. 

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  • Hispanic Heritage - Jaime Escalante (English Version)

     (514A/10 English)

    Jaime Escalante (1930-2010) was a Bolivian-born American educator who inspired the 1988 movie "Stand and Deliver," which detailed his success helping inner city students master calculus at Garfield High School in Los Angeles. Escalante rejected the notion that inner city students couldn't learn advanced mathematics, and always had the highest expectations for his students.

    For the Spanish version of this poster, look elsewhere in this catalog.

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  • Hispanic Heritage - Hilda Solis - Spanish Version

     (514A_11 Spanish)

    Hilda L. Solis Es la 25 º actual Secretaria de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos, sirviendo para la administración de Obama, y es la primera mujer Hispana que ha servido en el Consejo de Ministros de los Estados Unidos. Ella es miembro del Partido Demócrata y sirvió en la Cámara de Representantes de los Estados Unidos desde el 2001 hasta el 2009, representando los distritos congresionales 31 y 32 de California. Criada en California por dos padres inmigrantes de Nicaragua y México, Solis desarrolló profundas raíces con los sindicatos.

    For the English version of this poster, look elsewhere in this catalog.

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  • Hispanic Heritage - Hilda Solis - English Version

     (514A_11 English)

    Hilda L. Solis is the 25th United States Secretary of Labor, serving in the Obama administration, and is the first Hispanic woman to serve in the U.S. Cabinet. She is a member of the Democratic Party and served in the United States House of Representatives from 2001 to 2009, representing California’s 31st and 32nd congressional districts. Raised in California by immigrant parents from Nicaragua and Mexico, Solis has strong union roots.

    For the Spanish version of this poster, look elsewhere in this catalog.

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    Posters: Black History

    Black History- Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II

     (514B_17)

    The Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II is president of the North Carolina NAACP and organizer of the  2013 Forward Together Moral Monday Movement, which uses non-violent civil disobedience to  oppose regressive policies in North Carolina.

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  • Black History: Charleston Tragedy

     (514C_16)

    NYSUT honors Black History Month with a free poster commemorating the nine parishioners who lost their lives in the June 2015 shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C. Intended to incite a race war, the tragedy instead inspired a national discussion about race, leading to the removal of the Confederate battle flag from the South Carolina Capitol, and the removal of other symbols of the Confederacy in many Southern cities and states.

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  • Black History: Maya Angelou

     (514C_15)

    NYSUT celebrates Black History Month in February with a poster highlighting the life and career of Maya Angelou (1928 – 2014), an author, poet, dancer, actress and singer.

  • Max qty. for members: 10
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  • Black History - Ralph D. Abernathy

     (514B/14)

    Ralph D. Abernathy (1926-1990) was a pastor and civil rights leader who helped launch the American Civil Rights Movement and was a key figure during its most turbulent years, 1955-1968. Working closely with his associate, Martin Luther King, Jr., Abernathy organized the 13-month-long Montgomery bus boycott, which desegregated the Alabama city’s buses in 1956.

    Abernathy also co-founded, with King, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in 1957. It became an important southern civil rights organization, playing a major role in the 1963 March on Washington. Abernathy’s autobiography, And the Walls Came Tumbling Down, was published in 1989.

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    Posters: LGBTQ

    LGBTQ - Bayard Rustin

     (515A_15)

    Bayard Rustin (1912-1987) was a leading activist in the American Civil Rights movement, initiating a 1947 Freedom Ride to challenge bus segregation, and organizing the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. An openly gay man, Rustin began advocating for gay and lesbian causes later in life, working to bring the AIDS crisis to the attention of the NAACP, and famously stating in the mid-1980s, “Twenty-five, 30 years ago, the barometer of human rights in the United States were black people ... the barometer ... is now those who consider themselves gay, homosexual, lesbian.”

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  • LGBTQ - Laverne Cox

     (515B_15)

    Laverne Cox is an American actress, reality television star, television producer and LGBTQ advocate best known for her portrayal of Sophia Burset on the Netflix series “Orange is the New Black.” Cox is the first openly transgender person to be nominated for a Primetime Emmy award for acting.

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    Posters: Women’s History

    Women's History: Kate Mullany

     (516_17)

    Kate Mullany (1845–1906) was an Irish immigrant who organized the nation’s first sustained female labor union, the Collar Laundry Union in Troy, N.Y., in 1864.

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  • Women's History Sandra Feldman

     (516/11)

    Sandra Feldman (1939-2005) was a civil, human and women’s rights activist, a labor leader and an American educator. Feldman was a leading voice in the national and international labor movement, and a tireless advocate on behalf of women, civil rights, trade unionism and public education. In 2015, she was posthumously inducted into Labor’s International Hall of Fame.

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  • Women's History - Shirley Chisolm

     (516/12)

    Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm (1924-2005) was an educator, author and American politician who proudly represented New York’s 12th Congressional District from 1969 to 1983. In 1972, Chisholm became the first woman to run for the Democratic presidential nomination. An outspoken and steely New Yorker, Chisholm once said she didn’t want to be remembered as “the first black woman congressman,” but more importantly, “I’d like them to say that Shirley Chisholm had guts.”

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  • Women's History: Harriet Tubman

     (516_16)

    Harriet Tubman was an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian and Union spy during the American Civil War. In the post-Civil War era, Tubman also participated in
    the women’s suffrage movement.

    Tubman escaped from slavery in 1849. Four years later, she led a series of rescue missions to free enslaved family and friends using the Underground Railroad, a network of safe houses and antislavery activists. Tubman also helped abolitionist John Brown recruit men for his 1859 raid on Harpers Ferry in Virginia.

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  • Womens' History - Gloria Steinem

     (516_13)

    Gloria Marie Steinem is an American feminist, journalist, and social and political activist who became nationally recognized as the leader of the Women's Liberation Movement in the late 1960s and 1970s. A writer, editor and political figure, Steinem co-founded Ms. Magazine in 1972 and helped create the Coalition of Labor Union Women in 1974.  She was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame in Seneca Falls, N.Y., in 1993.

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