BSCTA News Archive

  • Teacher Appreciation Night with the LI Ducks

    On Friday, September 8th Long Island Teachers will be sponsoring Back to School Night/Teacher Appreciation Night with the Long Island Ducks. The event will include on field activities, a Long Island Teachers Notebook giveaway and discounted tickets. Below I have included information on how to sign...
  • BSCTA Board Openings

    I hope you are doing well!  As many of you already know, Michelle Stowers has moved into an administrative role in Bay Shore.  Therefore, her 2nd VP and delegate positions must be filled ASAP.  I have attached two letters that explain the positions' requirements and the timeline for September. ...
  • 2017-18 Pay Schedule

    I hope that everyone is having a great Summer so far. While we are still a few weeks away from the beginning of school the District has released the 2017-18 pay day calendar. You can click here to download and save.  Please let me know if you have any questions.    On the first day of school, we...
  • Victory at Clare Rose

    07.14.2017/General News
    Union delivery drivers and warehouse workers for beer distributor Clare Rose will return to work Sunday after approving a new contract overwhelmingly, union and company officials said. Teamsters Local 812 workers voted 83-12 Saturday to ratify the contract. The union members, who went on strike...
  • Happy Fourth of July

    For those who didn't know, Teamsters Local 812 has been on strike against Claire Rose since April. This Friday, they will be holding a rally on William Floyd Parkway. It is important that we attend to show our support and solidarity with the Teamsters.  With that being said, the Fourth of July...
  • Have a Great Summer!

    The end of the school year is here and I am sure that we are celebrating getting a little rest and relaxation over the next few weeks.  I would first like to take this opportunity to speak to the members who are retiring.  Thank you for the years of dedication that you have put into educating our...
  • Registration and CTLE Requirements

    06.15.2017/General News
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  • Volunteers needed for Summer Jam

    06.05.2017/Community
    Long Island Teachers are an official sponsor of this year's WBLI Summer Jam.  We will have a table outside of the Jones Beach Theatre where we will be handing out swag and talking to parents about the great work that Teachers do.  Summer Jam will be taking place on Friday June 16th starting at 1 PM...
  • NYSUT's Suffolk Region's Summer School Workshop Series

    05.30.2017/General News
  • Strong Support for our Students and Schools

    As the year winds down, we would like to keep you up to date with some important events.   First of all, thank you to everyone for the overwhelming support of our recently ratified contract.   Although the hard part is over, please understand that we will continue to fight for you on a daily basis...
  • Labor Walk for NYSUT Member Christine Pellegrino

    05.18.2017/Political Action
    Even with many of our locals concentrating on school district elections, NYSUT volunteers have continued to make the time to help Christine Pellegrino in AD 9.  On Saturday, nearly 100 volunteers, including about 45 NYSUT members, walked in the rain to get out the word about Christine.  The most...
  • Basket Social

    05.17.2017/Community
    Thank you to everyone who took part in our Basket Social on April 21st.  Thanks to your generous support and the great turnout, BSCTA raised almost $2,000 for the Dollars for Scholars program.
  • Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

    05.10.2017/Community
    Every year the National Association of Letter Carriers and the United States Postal Service, along with the United Food and Commercial Workers, AFL-CIO and more host the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.  It is one of the largest single day food drives in the country.  It is so successful because it is...
  • Vote on your School Budget Tuesday May 16th

    05.04.2017/Political Action
    It’s important that everyone exercise your right to vote in your local school budget election on May 16th. Polls are open from 6 AM until 9 PM.  Support your community and support your schools. Vote Yes May 16th
  • 7th Annual Workers Memorial Mass

    April 28th is a day recognized annually by the union community as Workers Memorial Day, which is the anniversary of the enactment of the Occupational Safety and Health Act. Say what you will about those pesky OSHA inspections, but OSHA safety and regulation standards save lives. It's estimated that...
  • Education Forums this Monday Please Attend

    Testing season is almost upon us and we here at the BSCTA still believe that nothing has changed with the age-inappropriate state tests. To engage the community on how poorly developed these tests are and the most recent threats against public education, the BSCTA, in conjunction with the Islip and...

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