Monthly Archives: April 2011

Pizzas and Blue Ribbons!

We have a couple of fundraisers planned, two of which are this week. 1. This Thursday is a fundraiser at Chicago Uno’s — 20% of your check will be donated to our team. It’s good at any Uno’s and you … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom from Diane Ravitch

In a recent Twitter chat (#engchat), Diane Ravitch shared some inspiring words about making a difference in education and speaking up for teachers. Follow Ravitch’s tweets at: http://www.twitter.com/dianeravitch Teachers must be public intellectuals. Must write, blog, write letters to editor, … Continue reading

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Peeps de Resistance!

High school English teacher and WDEA member Sarah Fleming submitted her entry to the Post Standard’s Peep diorama contest, entitled “Pees de Resistance.  The scene depicts a rally for education on the steps of the State capitol in Albany.  Good … Continue reading

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I am the union!

NYSUT’s VP, Maria Neira, reports to the NYSUT Representative Assembly in NYC.

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AFT’s Report on Gen Y Teachers

This morning, the AFT released a report on our Generation Y teachers. A collaborative effort with the American Institutes for Research, the report looks at what our younger members need to keep them in the profession and help them thrive … Continue reading

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Workers’ Rights from Wisconsin to NY

THIS is what democracy looks like.

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NYSUT Supports You!

NYSUT Vice President Andy Pallotta reports directly from the Presidents’ Conference and Representative Assembly in NYC.  Loud and clear, he shares the message that NYSUT supports you the members of the WDEA, Local 3115.  Westhill has a voice in Albany … Continue reading

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