The PJSTA in Action

On the morning of July 9th, the Bay Shore community requested the assistance of locals and union members to support their students. The call to action was answered by three awesome PJSTA members. Given 2 hour’s notice, a pandemic, and beautiful hot summer’s day, I sincerely thank Nicollette Debenedetto, Maggie Kinane, and Maurizio Milana for …

Videos From The Vault

As we settle into summer, The PJSTA would like to share a few videos from the past with our members. We hope that enjoy these video memories and we wish everyone a happy summer.

NYSUT – Staying Healthy While Teaching Virtually

A special shoutout and thank you to all our Teachers and TAs this week for the incredible job you are doing to teach our students during distance learning. The Rep Council applauds your efforts. During this time, don’t forget to take care of yourself! Here are a few great ideas from Rep Council Member Gina …

Once A Warrior, Always A Warrior

Dr. Joseph Rella, former PJSTA music teacher, principal and Superintendent passed away on Friday, February 21, 2020. All of the teachers and staff are mourning the loss of the man that gave his own heart to the students and community everyday over the past 25 years. Our hearts go out to the Rella family.  —In …

NYSUT 2020: Our Count Matters!

The PJSTA wants to make sure we do our part in being counted in the 2020 Census! Being counted can determines how many congressional seats New York Stat has and school funding from the federal government. Please make sure to fill out your census form. Here are some links explaining the benefits of your participation …