Santangelo cultivates future leaders
NYSUT congratulates dedicated Cuba-Rushford agriculture teacher and Cuba-Rushford Teachers Association member Carly Santangelo on being named the 2022 New York State Teacher of the Year. The Regents also recognized four Teacher of the Year finalists: Frontier Central Teachers Association President Amber Chandler; Watervliet TA Co-President Jeanne Lance; Herkimer Faculty Association’s Heather McCutcheon; and Hamburg TA’s Lynn Sajdak.
NYSUT resources page supports safe reopenings
NYSUT and local unions are striving to help students and staff get regular COVID-19 screenings and vaccinations. The union’s School Reopening Resources can help ensure students have access to full-time, in-person instruction this year.
Never forget means union solidarity
Take action NOW at the NYSUT Member Action Center to insist that Congress pass legislation to LIFT THE CAP on the World Trade Center Health Program!
- It’s Hispanic Heritage Month! Order or download your free poster at nysut.org.
- The Regents voted to extend the application deadline for emergency COVID-19 certificates, which helps candidates who were unable to complete the required exams because of the pandemic. The certification is good for two years.
- Register now for NYSUT’s new round of certification webinars.
- Please donate to NYSUT’s Disaster Relief Fund. The 501(c)3 can help union members impacted by Hurricane Ida, as well as Tropical Storm Henri. If you know of a member who has been affected by the storms, direct them to NYSUT.org/DisasterRelief to apply for assistance.
- Apply to SED for 2021-22 Albert Shanker Grants to help teachers prepare for National Board Certification.