On Wednesday April 11, CSA stood with The Campaign for Children and members of District Council 1707 to urge the de Blasio administration to create salary parity among early child education teachers and directors.
On the steps of City Hall, Rosemarie Sinclair, CSA First Vice President, spoke alongside other notable union leaders and city officials about the importance of early childhood education and lauded the valuable contributions of ECE directors an
‘The Week of the Young Child’ is an annual celebration hosted by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) celebrating early learning, young children, their teachers, and families. To read more, click HERE.
Assistant Principals: The Backbone of Our Schools
By Mark Cannizzaro
“We gotcha this year,” were the welcoming words of one of my three assistant principals at our first cabinet meeting of my rookie year as principal. She was speaking for every AP in the room at I.S. 75 in Staten Island. I’d been an AP for 8 years at I.S. 34. But moving into a principal’s seat was ov
For ideas regarding AP week, visit NASSP.org/APWEEK.
Fifty years ago today, on April 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was tragically shot at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee and pronounced dead later that evening. He had traveled to Memphis to support striking sanitation workers; Dr. King believed job rights were civil rights and spent his final weeks fighting for economic justice.
Earlier this year, CSA Headquarters observed a moment of silence, in solidarity with AFSCME local 1733 in Memphis,
A message from CSA President Mark Cannizzaro:
Throughout this week, teachers in Oklahoma have walked off the job and held rallies to demand higher pay and an increase in school funding. Teachers in Kentucky have similarly protested budget cuts and a pension reform bill. Teacher organizers in Arizona are building support for a walkout there as well. This wave of activism follows the statewide strike in West Virginia last month that won t
Happy Easter, Happy Passover and enjoy your Spring recess!
Teachers’ Retirement System (TRS) will facilitate a retirement workshop on Saturday, May 12 from 9:15 AM to 1:30 PM at the CSA Central Office, 40 Rector Street 12th Floor, NY, NY 10006. “Getting Ready for Retirement” is specifically for members in Tier III who plan to retire under the Tier IV benefits.
Participants must meet the age and years in service eligibility for retirement in order to register. The workshop ass
Please click HERE to read the March 2018 issue of the CSA News.
CSA President Mark Cannizzaro’s Testimony Before NYC Council Over Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Preliminary Budget
On Friday, March 23, CSA President Mark Cannizzaro offered the following testimony before the New York City Council over the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Preliminary Budget:
Good afternoon, Chairperson Treyger and distinguished members of the City Council. I appreciate this opportunity to provide input on the vitally important 2018-2019 New York City Preliminary Budget. My name is Mark Cannizzaro, and as the President of the Council of Schoo