Month: December 2014

Stronger Together Letter to Chancellor Tisch

Via the Stronger Together Caucus website… December 22, 2014 Merryl H. Tisch, Chancellor Regents Office State Education Building 89 Washington Avenue Albany, NY 12234 Beth Dimino, ST Caucus Chair 290 Norwood Avenue Port Jefferson Station NY 11776 Dear Merryl Tisch, Chancellor of the New York State Board of Regents: We are a group of education …

So Long John King

As has been reported everywhere, NYSED Commissioner John King is stepping down from his position so that he can accept a job as one of President Obama’s underlings at the US DOE.  This seems to be a reward for King for sticking with his reformy plans despite a wave of students, parents, educators, and common …

The PJSTA Contract Extension Has Been Ratified

At today’s ratification meeting the PJSTA membership voted unanimously to approve the two year contract extension. Congratulations PJSTA!

Ratification Vote Reminder

Just a reminder that the ratification vote for PJSTA members is this afternoon in the Comsewogue High School auditorium.  The meeting will begin promptly at 4:00 pm.  This past Monday the Comsewogue school board approved the memorandum of agreement for the contract extension.  As a point of information, here are the PJSTA’s Ratification Meeting Guidelines.