General News Updates

  • Don't Allow NY Classrooms to Overheat

    06.03.2019/General News
      Has your classroom ever been so hot that it's nearly impossible for the kids to learn? Take action TODAY at the NYSUT Action Center to ask lawmakers to establish an unsafe maximum room temperature in school buildings to help...
  • Phil Carpenter Inducted into Bay Shore High School Hall of Fame

    06.01.2019/General News
    On April 11, 2019, the Bay Shore Alumni Association inducted the Bay Shore High School Hall of Fame Class of 2019. Former teacher and BSCTA member, Philip M. Carpenter, was recognized for all of his hard work and...
  • APPR Changes

    05.23.2019/General News
    Click here to download a fact sheet from NYSUT about the changes to APPR that were included in the 2019 State budget.
  • Bay Shore Teacher Named 2019 Teacher of Excellence

    05.14.2019/General News
    Congratulations to Bay Shore teacher Amy Nardone! Ms. Nardone, who teaches at Bay Shore Middle School, was recognized by New York State Senator Phil Boyle as a 2019 Teacher of Excellence.
  • TR Elections

    04.09.2019/General News
    As per the BSCTA Constitution, teacher representatives (TRs) are elected for one-year terms each May.  The term of office for TRs commences on June 1st and ends on the last day in May of the following year. The duties and...
  • PD Classes

    04.02.2019/General News
    Spring is a time of rejuvenation and growth, enroll in Graduate and In-service level Professional Development courses to nurture your brain and career! 3 Credit Graduate or In-Service/45 hours courses from April, 1-29, 2019. ...
  • Double Award Winner

    04.01.2019/General News
    On Friday, March 8th, Mrs. Jennifer Ingold was honored as the 2019 Middle School Teacher of Year by the New York State Council for the Social Studies at a luncheon in Albany, New York. The award is given to a Middle School...
  • BSCTA Elections

    03.06.2019/General News
    In May 2019, the 3 year terms of the four current BSCTA officers will expire (see below).  All four of these officers must officially declare their candidacy and follow the attached election guidelines in order to run again...
  • TRS Workshop

    12.11.2018/General News
    There will be a  TRS Workshop at the Riverhead High School Auditorium, 700 Harrison Ave., Riverhead, NY on February 27, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.  Parking is available behind the school building. This program is intended for any and all...
  • Upcoming Suffolks Edge Classes

    11.12.2018/General News
    Here are some upcoming classes from Suffolk's Edge: Formative Assessment Brooklyn College Building an Effective Assessment Plan Day 1 and Day 2 Educational Computing Creating the Markerspace Classroom The Impact of Culture on...
  • Blades for Grades

    10.24.2018/General News
    The Blades for Grades Program rewards students for working hard in school and earning good grades. Students applying for the program must show that they have received an "A" or moved up a letter grade in a subject, in order to...
  • Regents Fix Regulations on Opt-Out

    09.19.2018/General News
    Thanks to the hard work of NYSUT and educators from around the State who voiced concerns, the Board of Regents announced today its proposal to reverse harmful draft ESSA regulations that would have punished schools with high opt...

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