March 29, 2022

NYSUT mourns the passing of Regent Beverly Ouderkirk

Source:  NYSUT Media Relations
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Caption: FILE PHOTO: Regent Beverly Ouderkirk joined NYSUT leaders for school visits in Hudson Falls in 2018 to learn more about a union-backed student teaching residency program in North Country school districts. Photo by El-Wise Noisette.

ALBANY, N.Y. March 29, 2022 — New York State United Teachers Executive Vice President Jolene T. DiBrango released the following statement today mourning the death of Regent Beverly Ouderkirk:

“The entire NYSUT family mourns the passing of Regent Ouderkirk, and we extend our deepest sympathies to her family and colleagues. Over decades of dedicated service, Regent Ouderkirk’s work in public education has impacted countless children and families in immeasurable ways. Her willingness to always listen to the needs of educators and her tireless support of our work on behalf of students and families will be sorely missed.”

New York State United Teachers is a statewide union with more than 600,000 members in education, human services and health care. NYSUT is affiliated with the American Federation of Teachers, the National Education Association and the AFL-CIO.