Angelina Sciara, from South Country, has received the NYSUT Life Line Honor Roll Award for her highly admirable action performed in December 2017. Angelina's recognition at the Bay Shore BOE meeting coupled with her name being displayed on the "big screen" at the state-wide conference speaks...
This month's Suffolk Edge Teaching Centers offering includes the Blended Learning Workshop.
Click here for more information on the Blended Learning workshop.
Teachers as Facilitators
Brain Compatible Learning
Take action now. Click here to fax your State Senator a letter asking them to replace APPR with local control.
The Freedom Foundation is the main enemy that anti-union forces will use to spread their message. Their efforts center on public policy research and advocacy in the areas of state budget and tax policies, labor, welfare, health care and education reform, and citizenship and governance issues. ...
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!)! Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!!!
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Click here to download the course offerings from Molloy College this summer.
That's the question anti-union billionaires like the Koch brothers will be urging you to ask yourself if the Supreme Court rules against unions in the Janus case and declares Fair Share representation fees to be unconstitutional. They're hoping you'll say your union doesn't do anything for you and...
While New York may not be able to stop the Janus case, they are taking steps to lessen the impact on local unions. As part of the recent New York State budget, the state passed a number of reforms that will help to stabilize unions in the event that they can no longer collect fair share fees....
Essential Questions to Ask:Without a certain level of membership, how will you enforce your contract?
Will the District take any grievance seriously or even bother to come to the table with you?
Without the dues, how do you provide service for disciplinary matters?
Without the dues, how do you...
I hope that everyone is enjoying the break and had a good Easter or Passover holiday. This week, our Political Action Committee has provided a fact sheet on the Janus v. AFSCME Council 31 case. As always, please read this fact sheet carefully, and if you have any questions, please ask your...
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.
Many school districts in Oklahoma decided to close in support of the...
This week, our Political Action Committee has provided some talking points that you can use when you are talking to your co-workers, friends, and family about the importance of sticking with our union. In these talking points, our Political Action Committee has compiled some points and...
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.
Below are the offerings from the Suffolk Edge Teaching Center:
Effective Testing Methods
Google Expedition Workshop
This week, our Political Action Committee takes a look at the union pay advantage. Spoiler alert: teachers in states that aren't Right to Work, such as New York, get paid better! Another aspect of Right-to-Work that is often ignored is that it can limit what the union can negotiate within its...
Average Teacher Salaries in Right-to-Work States vs. Fair Share States*
Fair Share States*