President's Message Updates

  • Working for an Equitable Solution

    The BSCTA has been working tirelessly to protect our members' jobs and to reopen our schools safely in September. This is an important issue and we are working with the District to come up with a solution that protects our...
  • The End of a Crazy School Year

    What a year! When we started in September, no one would have thought that the year would have ended this way. Over the past few months, our teachers have come together in a way that would have seemed impossible earlier in the...
  • Union and District Updates

      We hope this message finds you and your family safe and healthy.  Once again, we want you to know that you are not alone in this brand new journey of distance learning.  We are all in this together and we want to thank you for...
  • Benefits of Being a BSCTA Member

    As members of the BSCTA, there are certain benefits that are available to you. We recently updated a number of these benefits, including the 2020 form to apply for a scholarship from the Long Island...
  • Giving Back to the Community

    Thank you to all of our teachers for being leaders in the community. After we put out the call to raise money to support the Laurie Addeo Scholarship, you came out and donated an astounding amount in the first week.     Now our...
  • Happy Holidays

    Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa are almost all here, so on behalf of the entire BSCTA Executive Board, I would like to wish everyone a Happy Holidays.     The holidays are a time for giving, but as...
  • Happy Thanksgiving

    We are now entering the season of thanks. On Thursday, families will come together to give thanks for the many gifts and bounties they have received over the past year. This year, we are giving thanks for you, the membership. I...
  • Constitutional Amendments Voting Results

    The results from the Constitutional Amendments votes are as follows: -284 members voted. -All amendments were passed with 93-96%  approval. I would like to thank everyone who voted for her/his participation.These...
  • Upcoming Events & PR Comittee Update

      Although the school year has just begun, the BSCTA has already planned a number of social events, charity events, and trainings for our members. Below, I have included an update from our PR Committee about the upcoming Fall...
  • Happy Labor Day

    On Monday, we celebrate Labor Day, the one holiday of the year that celebrates the worker. No matter your ethnicity, religion, or political affiliation, if you work, this is your holiday.    Labor Day is also a good time...
  • Important Conference and Workshop Dates

    I hope that everyone is enjoying their summer vacation. While you are enjoying the time off, there are a few important dates that are coming up. Below, I have included a list of upcoming workshops and conferences that NYSUT is...
  • Great Job at the Bay Shore Arts Festival

    Thank you to all of the BSCTA members that came out to last week's Bay Shore Arts Festival. We raised $626 for "Dollars for Scholars" and received numerous compliments for our hard work and dedication to our students and...

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