BSCTA News Archive

  • BSCTA Scholarships

    A Message from President Michael Krieger  On Thursday, June 6, 2019, the BSCTA awarded scholarships to each of the following BSHS students in the following categories:  Dollars for Scholars: Ahanaf Ahmed Laura Almonte   Anmal Kumar Kyanie Louis Matthew Poblano Sabrina Simmonetti Don Reuss (...
  • 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 keep students, teachers & staff safe...and then share your own story...
  • 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 dedication to the Bay Shore schools and community during a beautiful ceremony....
  • Class of 2019 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

    On Wednesday, 5/29, the Bay Shore Board of Education recognized the Valedictorian and Salutatorian from the BSHS Class of 2019. Both have challenged themselves to the fullest extent possible while attending Bay Shore High School. Teachers, administrators and staff members who have worked with them...
  • 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.
  • We Appreciate the Work You Do

    On May 3rd and 4th, NYSUT held its annual Representative Assembly (NYSUT RA) in Albany. Anumber of issues were addressed at the RA, including unanimously supporting a proposal    asking the Board of Regents to direct State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia to make the necessary changes to fix...
  • 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.
  • Spruce Up Bay Shore

    On Saturday, May 11th, members of the BSCTA took part in the annual "Spruce Up Bay Shore" event. Members spent Saturday picking up trash, pulling weeds, and planting trees and flowers. With the summer months approaching, Bay Shore is starting to look great.
  • 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 responsibilities of TRs are as follows: Attendance at union meetings at the...
  • BSCTA Elections

    04.08.2019/Political Action
    Nominations for BSCTA offices are closed and we will have one contested election for 2nd VP. Below are the bios from each of the candidates.    Voting will take place in each building on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 and the winners commence their term of office on May 31, 2019. If the election is...
  • PD Classes & Sign up for Our Communications

    If you are looking to take some In-service or Grad courses, there are some relatively inexpensive options from the Creative Teacher Education Institute.  All of the course names and prices are listed on the site (see below).   Please visit for other information regarding upcoming...
  • 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. Visit us at to enroll.   April Courses...
  • 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 Teacher who is knowledgeable in social studies content and pedagogy, but who...
  • NY State Master Teacher Program

    Responding to the call to strengthen our nation's K-12 STEM education, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo launched the New York State Master Teacher Program (NYSMTP) in partnership with The State University of New York and Math for America. The NYSMTP celebrates the work of the highest-performing STEM...
  • 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.     CURRENT BSCTA OFFICERS: Mike Krieger (MS)-President Peter Southworth...
  • Long Island Teachers Benevolent Fund Scholarship

    One of the benefits of being a member of the BSCTA is the Long Island Teachers' Benevolent Fund Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded annually to children of dues-paying members of an NYSUT local, such as the BSCTA, who are currently high school seniors and will be attending college in the Fall...