Council News

  • NYSUT Delegates Call on Regents to Overhaul Testing System

    In a sharp rebuke, delegates at the Representative Assembly unanimously called on the state Board of Regents to direct State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia to make the necessary changes to fix...

  • Long Island Teacher's Ducks Night

    Get your tickets now for Long Island Teacher's Night with the Long Island Ducks. This years game will take place on Saturday, May 18th. The game will start at 6:35 and will be followed by a fireworks...

  • Support Your Community, Support Public Ed - Vote Yes May 15th!

    Strong communities have strong schools and it is up to all of us to support our children and provide them with the tools that they need to succeed. All of us here at Long Island Teachers want to...

  • Supporting a Parent's Choice - Opt Out!

    You may have heard that there is a large contingent of Parents and Guardians "Opting Out" their children from the ELA and Mathematics tests for grades 3 through 8 due to the high stakes consequences...

  • Happy Holidays, Become a Teacher

    The holiday season is upon us and believe it or not this is also the college application season. A teacher shortage is upon us and school districts across Long Island will be looking to hire a highly...

  • Summer's On - Teachers Work All Summer Long!

    You may think Long Island Teachers have the Summer's off, but Long Island Teachers are taking the Summer On... This is Margret Glancy of the United Teachers of Seaford. In Seaford, we have a four...

  • Support Your Community, Support Public Ed!

    Strong communities have strong schools and it is up to all of us to support our children and provide them with the tools that they need to succeed. All of us here at Long Island Teachers want to...

  • Rally in Bay Shore on Thursday, Jan 19!

    All are invited to come out and show your support for all of our schools and public education at the BSCTA office. Speakers from the community and other unions from education, the building trades and...

  • Donate Educational Toys this Holiday Season

    The Holiday Season is upon us and teachers across Long Island are active in Toy Drives. LongIslandTeachers.org has put together a list of educational toys, with help from the Plainedge Federation of...

  • Back to School - It Takes a Team so get Involved!

    These next few weeks are big weeks for parents, students, and educators as Long Island goes back to school.  All of us here at Long Island Teachers encourage you to get involved and talk to your...

  • Happy Labor Day!

    Good Public Schools are a Labor Right On Labor Day, Long Island Teachers honor working people and their unions. Organized labor provides a pathway to prosperity, as does public education. The unions...

  • Summer's On!

    My name is Victoria Frenna from the Bellport Teachers Association. I teach 8th and 9th grade Orchestra during the school year and I continue to teach music students throughout the summer.  This...

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