NYC preschools pledge defiance, scramble for staff ahead of vaccination mandate

From Chalkbeat: One preschool director on the Upper West Side may have to combine classrooms to fill in for unvaccinated teachers. Another in Harlem anticipates being down a few staffers and hasn’t heard whether substitutes will come. Yet another in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, plans to keep her teachers in the classroom — vaccinated or not. […]

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Sage Doctoral Program Lecture

Cosimo Tangorra, the outgoing deputy director of the State Education Department, gave the 5th annual Esteves lecture from Sage College on April 16th at CSA headquarters in Manhattan.  This was part of the Sage-CSA doctoral program that is administratively supported by CITE.  CSA members (only) click here for more info on the doctoral program   […]


CSA Backpay Holding up New Contract

Contract talks between the principals union and the city break down over issue of back pay The CSA and the city have hit a roadblock over this (predictable) question: Will Administrators who worked under the expired teacher’s contract get back pay?  Listen to this post! We posted about the new teacher contract here. And we […]


CSA Member Back Pay

CSA Member Back Pay Listen to this post! The new teacher contract leaves us asking a lot of questions. One of the biggest is this: If an educator moved from a UFT contract to a CSA contract after November 2009, ie: if you moved from teaching, on a teacher’s contract, to an administration position, on […]


DeBlasio Universal Pre K Plan

Mayor De Blasio’s Universal Pre K Plan Mayor DeBlasio stood with labor leaders today to announce his plans for a Universal Pre-K program in NYC. Mike Mulgrew was there, representing the Teachers’ Union @uft, while on hand were reps from Central Labor @centrallabornyc, the Council of Supervisors and Administrators @followcsa, the 1199 Hospital Workers Union […]