Special Notes in American History- Jackie-Joyner Kersee: Super Athlete

An American track and field star, Jackie was a 4 time Olympian and 6 time Olympic medalist who twice won gold in the Heptathlon as well as once in the long jump. A world champion as well as gold medalist in the Pan American Games, her name is always on the list of Greatest Athletes of All Time.

NYSUT Women's Conference -" Speak Up, Stand Up, Step Up! - March 2017

The conference addressed a wide range of issues important to all NYSUT members, including domestic violence, retirement security, communications, poitical engagemet and more.  Participants also enjoyed a lively open space " un-conference session near the end of the event, where attendees selected their own topics for small group followup discussions that ranged from how to help fearful immigrant students to " The Trump Effect in the Classroom."  Deb Peterson RC 43 President represented the RC 43 /TRIF Units at this Conference.

 

Get the Facts About a Constitutional Convention

Under the New York State Constitution, every 20 years the people of the Empire State are asked a seemingly simple ballot question; " Shall there be a convention to revise the constitution and amend same?" These twelve simple words that will appear on the ballot on November 7, 2017, will have a huge impact not just on NYSUT members, but every citizen of the state. From teachers and school staff, to the children who will be entering pre-K the very next year, all of us will have a stake in the outcome of this important vote.