BSCTA News Archive

  • PD Courses

    06.20.2018/General News
    Here is a full list of PD courses for BSCTA members to take this summer: HS Classes All Classes
  • Online PD Courses

    06.06.2018/General News
    BSCTA has a number of online Professional Developement Courses that are available to you. Below are links to the classes.   http://www.ascd.org/professional-development/webinars/ascd-webinar-archive.aspx   (Free) https://www.lynda.com  All Bay Shore employees with a valid Bay Shore email address...
  • Bay Shore Teacher Named Teacher of Excellence

    05.30.2018/General News
    Congratulations to Brook Avenue School teacher, Jean DeLucca! She was recently recognized by New York State Senator Phil Boyle as a Teacher of Excellence.
  • Educate the Whole Child

    05.29.2018/General News
    From July 9-12, Molloy College will be offering Educate the Whole Child- A Different Way to Think about Education. This class will be offered for Graduate or In-Service credits. For more information please click here.
  • Pallotta: Decouple Tests from Evaluations

    05.14.2018/General News
    The editorial below was written by NYSUT President Andy Pallotta for Newsday.  New York's teacher evaluation system is broken. Now is the time to fix it.   Across the state, parents and educators are angry and frustrated. They are demanding an end to a flawed evaluation system that...
  • New Teachers Center Offerings May

    05.14.2018/General News
    Here are the new offerings for May. Teachers as a Facilitator Google Expedition Workshop Coding Workshop Disrupting Poverty Brain Compatible Learning
  • Vote Tomorrow

    Tomorrow, school districts across Long Island will be holding their school board and budget votes. I would encourage everyone to vote for their school budget tomorrow. Whether you live in Bay Shore or another school district, this is our chance to make sure that our school districts stay well...
  • Support Our Librarians

    05.11.2018/General News
    The members of the New York Library Association (NYLA) Section of School Librarians (SSL) are collecting digital petition signatures in support of the creation of a Subject Area Committee by the New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) to represent the issues confronting School Librarians. NYSUT's...
  • Bay Shore Teacher Honored

    05.11.2018/General News
    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...
  • SETC:May Classes

    05.01.2018/General News
    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 Coding Workshop Brain Compatible Learning  
  • Replace APPR with Local Control of Teacher Evaluations!

    04.30.2018/Political Action
    Take action now. Click here to fax your State Senator a letter asking them to replace APPR with local control.
  • Week 8: Who is the Enemy and What are their Tactics?

    04.27.2018/Political Action
    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.  ...
  • 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!)!  Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!!!   Mark your calendars:    ...
  • Molloy Summer Institute

    04.19.2018/General News
    Click here to download the course offerings from Molloy College this summer.
  • Week 7: What has the Union Done for Me?

    04.12.2018/Political Action
    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...
  • Alacantra Bill trumps Janus

    04.11.2018/Political Action
      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....

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