General News Updates

  • NYSUT's Suffolk Region's Summer School Workshop Series

    05.30.2017/General News
  • Suffolk Edge Classes

    02.28.2017/General News
    Suffolk Edge Teachers Center is providing some classes and workshops for our teachers to continue their education.  Below is a link to their site with the class offerings as well as their newsletter highlighting some of the...
  • 2016: A Year in Review

    01.02.2017/General News
    JANUARY:    Comedy Night at the Boulton CenterFEBRUARY:  Financial Planning workshop at the BSCTA Office                           New Home buyer Workshop at the BSCTA OfficeMARCH: Dollars for Scholars Basket Fundraiser at the...
  • Happy Holidays from the Bay Shore Teachers!

    12.20.2016/General News
    On behalf of all of us at the Bay Shore Classroom Teachers Association we would like to wish you and yours a Happy Holiday and a very Safe, Happy and Healthy New Year.
  • Workshops and Open Houses

    12.05.2016/General News
    Suffolk Edge's Teacher Center, Suffolk BOCES, Stony Brook University and the New York State Teachers Center are hosting a number of upcoming workshops and open houses.  The subject areas are varied and some can be used to meet...
  • Enjoy a Union Made Thanksgiving

    11.20.2016/General News
    As you celebrate a festive Thanksgiving holiday with family, friends and the special people in your life, Labor 411 reminds you to be grateful for the employers who provide their employees with living wages and a great working...
  • NAACP Calls for Charter School Moratorium

    10.18.2016/General News
    Something wonderful happened today. Despite enormous ed-reform and political pressure, the Board of Directors of the NAACP stood strong and supported the delegates' resolution for a moratorium on charters.  You can read the press...
  • We need a 21st-century Glass-Steagall Act

    08.22.2016/General News
    When the economy crashed in 2008-09, it meant disaster for working and middle-class families. The recklessness of Wall Street created the biggest economic crisis since the Depression.  We're still fighting to make sure Wall...
  • Think teachers aren't paid enough? It's worse then you think.

    08.21.2016/General News
    Everybody knows that nobody goes into teaching to get rich, but teachers don't expect to be penalized for their chosen profession. A new study finds that what is called the "teacher pay penalty" - the difference between teachers...
  • Test scores are no cause for a victory lap

    08.20.2016/General News
      New York State's Board of Regents chancellor downplayed this year's state test scores on Wednesday, insisting that gains in English and math do not warrant a "victory lap."  "I think we've made it very clear that this year's...
  • Facing pension spike, NYSUT looks to cut staff benefits

    08.19.2016/General News
    Facing a series of what they describe as spikes in their pension costs, employees of the state's major teachers union are facing possible pension benefit reductions, which are needed to keep the union from becoming insolvent in...
  • AFT Delegates call for ESSA Action

    08.03.2016/General News
    AFT convention delegates overwhelmingly approved a major resolution on July 19 that is designed to help turn the promise of the Every Student Succeeds Act into a constructive reality for schools-one that resets the test-and-...