General News Updates

  • PR Committee Update

    04.26.2018/General News
    A HUGE THANK YOU to all who donated and participated in our annual BSCTA Basket Fundraiser on Friday, 4/20!!!  We raised just over $2,600 this year for scholarships for our graduating seniors (almost $1,000 more than last year...
  • Molloy Summer Institute

    04.19.2018/General News
    Click here to download the course offerings from Molloy College this summer.
  • Teachers Strike in Oklahoma, Kentucky, is Arizona Next?

    04.03.2018/General News
      Thousands of teachers continued their strike on Tuesday, marking the second day that many schools were closed across the state. Instead, teachers flooded to Oklahoma City to demand high wages and more school funding. ...
  • Bay Shore Teacher Honored

    03.28.2018/General News
    Congratulations to Gardiner Manor School teacher Jennifer McCracken! Mrs. McCracken was recognized as an outstanding educator by the Town of Islip as part of its Black History Month celebration.
  • New Teachers Center Offerings

    03.26.2018/General News
    Below are the offerings from the Suffolk Edge Teaching Center: Effective Testing Methods Brain-Compatible Learning Google Expedition Workshop
  • Bay Shore Educator Wins SCOPE Award

    03.19.2018/General News
    On March 19th, Bay Shore teacher Walter Fishon was awarded the SCOPE award at Villa Lombardi's. Below is a bio that was included in the award ceremony. Walter Fishon, an 18-year veteran at Bay Shore High School, is best known as...
  • Touro College Needs Adjunct Professors

    03.14.2018/General News
    Touro College in Bay Shore (across the street from our union office) is looking for adjunct professors to teach classes in Early Childhood Education/Special Education; Childhood Education/Special Education; and 7-12 Special...
  • Opt Out Info

    03.07.2018/General News
    I have attached some important information that we received from NYSUT regarding the upcoming state assessments and our rights as educators.  Please take a few moments to download and read through them, as it is extremely...
  • BSCTA Bowling Social

    03.02.2018/General News
    What does a union do on a Friday during a Nor'easter after another week of hard work? It goes bowling and has a great time! Almost 70 members showed up for what became an awesome day/night of bowling, socializing, and unity. ...
  • What You Can Do About School Safety

    02.26.2018/General News
    We want to take a moment to update you on actions being planned across the country to address safety concerns in our schools.  Below is a list of planned events around the country for the coming weeks:  March 14th - The Women's...
  • Suffolk Edge Teachers Center Classes

    02.15.2018/General News
    Below are some classes being offered by Suffolk Edge Teachers Center: Google Geo Tools Brain-Compatible Learning Effective Testing Strategies Guskey Workshop Incorporate Smartphones Into the Classroom YouthDigital      
  • Creating a 21st Century Classroom

    01.30.2018/General News
    Creating the 21st Century Classroom: Embedding Computer Science into the Curriculum: Click here to register for the class.

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