Council News

  • 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...

  • Congratulations Graduates!

    It's a busy time for all of us here at Long Island Teachers. Regents exams, end of year testing plus the Prom and Graduation season makes for a hectic time of year. We want to congratulate all the...

  • Stop by our booth at WBLI Summer Jam

    This Saturday, at around 1 PM, Long Island Teachers will have a booth at the WBLI Summer Jam at Jones Beach. Performing this year are Meghan Trainor, Fifth Harmony, Iggy Azalea, Charlie Puth, Alessia...

  • We Appreciate Teachers Past, Present and Future!

    "Its Teachers’ appreciation week and Long Island Teachers want to thank all educators for their hard work and dedication.  This is Cordelia Anthony from Farmingdale High School.  I appreciate how my...

  • Earth Day: Be Environmentally Conscious!

    "Earth Day is this Friday, April 22nd and we here at Long Island Teachers want to encourage parents, students and our neighbors to be part of a consciousness that we can all do our part. This is...

  • NYSUT Representative Assembly Convention Report

    Last week, NYSUT held its annual Representative Assembly convention in Rochester. While there, 2,000 elected delegates from across the state held discussions and debates to set policy and give...

  • From union basher to born again advocate

    Genesee County paraeducator Sharon Campbell can’t help but see the irony. For 16 years, she worked with cognitively impaired young adults, teaching them what they would need to know to successfully...

  • Happy Holidays - Click to Care

    Season’s Greetings! As Educators we witness the magic of the Season as students look forward to the winter break and all its celebrations. Sadly, the Holidays can be a difficult time for some...

  • Happy Thanksgiving from your Long Island Teachers

    Thanksgiving is my all-time favorite holiday; the food, friends and family -not necessarily in that order- and the opportunity to express how thankful I am for the blessings in my life! My list...

  • State task force holds hearings on Common Core Friday, Nov. 6th

    newsday.com A state task force will hold simultaneous public hearings on controversial Common Core academic standards, testing and curriculum Friday in Stony Brook and at four other sites across the...

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