Welcome New PJSTA Members!

Welcome to the newest members of the PJSTA!  Today, 18 new members had their orientation with members of the PJSTA’s executive board along with members of our rank and file.  In addition to taking care of membership paperwork and getting to know… Read More

PJSTA & NYSAPE in the Rocky Point St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Thanks to Katie Kleinpeter for the write up… We had a great time marching and dancing along with NYSAPE in the Rocky Point St. Patty’s Day Parade today!  We had a chilly start that soon turned into a fun walk with many… Read More

Mobile Billboard Hit Long Island Streets!

Today NYSAPE’s mobile billboards encouraging parents to refuse the New York State tests hit the streets of Long Island!  Be sure to look for these billboards throughout your travels between now and the tests.  If you see one snap a picture and… Read More

How to Contribute to NYSAPE Opt-Out Billboards

NYSAPE has started a campaign to purchase “Refuse the Tests” ads on billboards placed strategically around the state.  This fall all PJSTA members reduced their VOTE-COPE contributions to $0 for the year.  Please consider putting some of that savings towards NYSAPE’s very worthy… Read More

A Message From Carol Burris

Via principal and public education advocate Carol Burris… The Governor and Chancellor Tisch are proposing an overhaul of the already flawed APPR system. They propose that the system be designed to find MORE teachers and principals ineffective and developing, in order to be in… Read More