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Queensbury transportation staff forms new NYSUT local union

The Queensbury School Transportation Employees Association is the latest local to join the NYSUT family, voting overwhelmingly in late October to affiliate with the statewide union. Nearly all eligible staff — 44 out of 46 — have signed their union cards.
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Wayne County teacher surprised with prestigious $25K award

A Clyde-Savannah special education teacher received the surprise of her life during a school-wide assembly of cheering students, appreciative colleagues and local dignitaries.
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Union offers additional student loan debt webinars

Recent developments have left many educators scratching their heads and checking their bank balances. To find out more about student debt relief, sign up for one of NYSUT’s free online student loan webinars.

For Dundee teacher, military service inspires love of history, community service

Bryan Yarrington joined the Navy so he could become a teacher. “I joined the military out of high school as a way to afford college and used the GI bill to push myself through both my bachelor’s and my master’s. My dream was always to be a teacher, and the military was the means of getting there,” Yarrington said.
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Ithaca unions work to address teacher shortage in contract negotiations

Over the summer, presidents of the Ithaca Teachers Association, Ithaca Substitutes Association (ISA), and the Education Support Professionals/Ithaca (ESPI) joined forces to negotiate pay increases and new benefits for substitute teachers and school-related professionals who are serving in long-term teaching positions in Ithaca City School District.
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SRPs rise to the challenge

"SRPs Rising" was the theme of the 44th Annual NYSUT School-Related Professionals Leadership Conference and during the 3-day event at downtown Albany’s Hilton, sessions addressed basic issues as well as strategies for building power and respect in their workplaces.




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