General News Updates

  • Rethinking the Regents Exams in New York

    08.02.2019/General News
    Taking "the Regents," one of the oldest academic exam systems in the country, has been a rite of passage for high school students in New York for generations.     That may soon change as the state Board of Regents considers...
  • Say No to Anti-Union Groups this Summer

    07.16.2019/General News
      During the summer months, corporate funded anti-union groups will be out in full force seeking to convince union members to give up their valuable rights and leave their unions. The bottom line is that the wealthy non-working...
  • Congratulations to our newly tenured teachers!

    06.19.2019/General News
    On Wednesday, June 19, 2019, the following teachers officially received tenure: Joe Brass Maria Cucciniello Michelle D'Antoni Gia De Stefanis Olivia Galati Stephanie Gariepy Taylor Hall Alma Hespeler Kathryn Hunter Emily Mercado...
  • Congratulations to our 2019 Retirees

    06.13.2019/General News
      The BSCTA held its general membership meeting and retiree social on Friday, May 31st at Fat Fish.  The member turnout was beyond amazing and we honored our four retirees as well: Maria Fagan (HS), Deb Fuentes (BA), Anne Marie...
  • 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...

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