Throughout the week, CSA has been consistently communicating with DOE to ensure that our members are receiving necessary information in as timely a manner as possible. We will continue to be part of an ongoing conversation with the city and DOE to advocate that school leaders’ evolving concerns be adequately addressed.
The Board of Regents and State Education Department is hosting regional meetings across the state to gather feedback on what a state diploma should signify to ensure educational excellence and equity for every student in New York State. The meetings are an integral part of Phase I in the Board and Department’s review of graduation measures and will offer opportunities for stakeholders and members of the public to share input.
The list of remaining NYC
CSA is pleased to announce that we have reached a tentative contract agreement with the city that achieves our union’s goals and addresses many of our member’s pressing concerns. We thank our members for standing together so faithfully during these negotiations while continuing to serve their students like the consummate professionals they are. We are proud to have secured an agreement that properly acknowledges their hard work, talent, and leadership.
CSA is proud to open applications for the 2020 scholarship for the child of an active CSA member. The scholarship prize will be $10,000, awarded to one graduating high school senior who will be attending college in the fall, regardless of whether they currently attend a NYC public school, a public school outside of New York City, or a private school.
The NYC DOE Irish American Heritage & Culture Committee will once again sponsor the Neil Shanahan Educators Seminar on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 6pm.
The seminar welcomes both educators as well as non-educators and will be held at the UFT headquarters (52 Broadway – 19th floor). The topic is “Brexit: A Challenge to Peace in Ireland” presented by Ray O’Hanlon, distinguished editor of the Irish Echo. A pre-registrat
2020 CSA 5 Boroughs Scholarships For NYC Students
The application for our 5 Boroughs Leadership Scholarships is now available and open to college-bound students graduating from NYC Public Schools. (Please note, this is separate and apart from the $10,000 Scholarship for the child of a member which will open on Thursday, Jan 30).
CSA will award $3,000 to one student from each borough. These scholarships are intended for students who h
The application for the 2020 Diann Woodard AFSA Scholarship Program is now available and open to children of AFSA members in good standing.
Each year AFSA provides 5 outstanding students a one-time $2,500 award toward college tuition. All applicants must be a graduating high school senior who will be attending college for the first time in the award year. The program is designed to support students who express a stro
CSA has regularly communicated with the DOE regarding our members’ growing concerns about school safety, resources allocated to schools to provide safe learning environments, and the erosion of school leaders’ discretion over decisions that affect the well-being of their communities. (Click here to access President Mark Cannizzaro’s January 2019 column.)
Our 2017 Early Childhood agreement with the Day Care Council and New York City afforded CSA professional Early Childhood CBO members the ability to have a career ladder program (CLP) to assist in fine-tuning their skills. Collaboration with the Day Care Council has made the program a success. In early 2018, after much planning, some of our Directors and Assistant Directors applied for assistance through the program and have gone on to achieve new academic
A happy yet combative mood filled the air at the New York Hilton as CSA held its 52nd Annual Leadership Conference on Nov. 9. More than 1,500 people attended, including top education officials, politicians and labor leaders.
Just before lunch in the packed ballroom, CSA President Mark Cannizzaro gave a passionate speech extolling the dedication of CSA members to the children of New York, at the same time recounting a litany of micromanagement that can,