President's Corner

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A Message from your CSA President, Ernest logan

Welcome to the Council of School Supervisors and Administrators’ Web site. We hope the site serves you well as leaders of New York City schools. As teachers, you were members of one of the most important professions that exist in our democracy, preparing our children to become enlightened and productive members of a free society. In your leadership role, you are charged with the additional responsibility of shaping an education vision for the entire school community. We are proud to represent and serve you in this inspiring role.

We know you feel both exhilarated and challenged in your leadership position. To support you, CSA constantly works to ensure that you earn competitive salaries and benefits and enjoy working conditions that foster success.

To be aware of all your rights, we urge you to be actively involved in your union. If you don’t have time to become engaged at this point, refer to this Web site regularly to keep up to date on all the information you need to do your job. This is where you will get much needed information including more details on your many benefits.

CSA contacts you on a regular basis. Please read the Member Updates we send to you each week, and contact us with any questions you have. I look forward to meeting you in your schools and at CSA’s many special events.

President's Corner

Forget Talk of a Dark Age: Let’s Lead by Example 02/01/17

When I saw thousands of Americans marching shoulder-to-shoulder in the Women's Marches of Jan. 21, I was struck by the number of parents carrying babies and toddlers or pushing them in carriages through the tidal wave of humanity. There are so many of these tiny new people. As a New Yorker and educator, I had one of those lightning bolt moments:...

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ECE Deal Benefits Kids and Society 01/01/17

Ever since Mayor de Blasio launched his Universal Pre-K program, I've been both elated and exasperated. He made early childhood education and UPK part of the national conversation about how to lift all boats, raising academic achievement across all states. At the same time, he was slow in bringing equity to some of the...
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Challenges Ahead For Our Schools, City, and Country 12/01/16

The following is a speech delivered by CSA President Ernest Logan at the union's annual educational conference at the NY Marriott on November 5th. It has been edited due to space constraints. Good afternoon, brothers and sisters. I want to thank our Executive Vice President Mark Cannizzaro and our First Vice President Randi...
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Needed: More Housing, Support for Schools 11/01/16

As the most sensationalistic presidential campaign in history was drawing to a close, NYC's Independent Budget Office issued its report detailing how difficult it is for our homeless students to get an education. Shamefully, this was not the kind of issue that was dealt with in the campaign. As for the IBO report – "Not...
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