On Friday, June 22, Education Update held its annual Outstanding Educators of the Year Awards breakfast at the Harvard Club. CSA President Mark Cannizzaro delivered the opening remarks and Outstanding Educator awards were distributed to Principal Amy Hom of PS 1 in Manhattan, Principal Christopher Ogno of PS 247 in Brooklyn, Principal Pamela Price of PS/MS 161 in Manhattan, and Principal Saida Rodriguez-Tabone of Metropolitan High School in Queens.
On Wed, June 20, CSA leadership and members joined DC 1707 AFSCME at their Rally for Wage Parity. Close to a thousand workers and educators gathered at Battery Park and marched to City Hall to demand that the administration eliminate the disparity in compensation paid to teachers, staff, and directors at community-based centers, as compared to the compensation paid to their counterparts in the Department of Education.
Speakers at the rally included CSA
CSA wishes joy and peace to all those observing Eid al-Fitr today. May you enjoy the time spent celebrating the end of Ramadan and connecting with family and friends.
Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan and the Ridgewood Democratic Club named CSA President Mark Cannizzaro one of their Labor Leaders of the Year awards, at their 2018 Annual Dinner Dance on June 14. Other labor leaders honored were William D. Hayes treasurer and business manager of Ironworkers Local 197, and Mark Henry the president and business agent of the Amalgamated Transit Workers Local 1056.
On Friday, June 8, CSA invited this year’s scholarship recipients to CSA Headquarters in order to receive their prize and celebrate their notable achievement: Patricia Booth from Harry S. Truman HS in the Bronx; Christel Adhemar from the School for Human Rights HS in Brooklyn; Brian Li from Stuyvesant HS in Manhattan; Alsayyed Farrouq from the HS for Construction, Trades, Engineering & Architecture in Queens; and Nicholas Chin from Port Richmond HS in
Of the many challenges she has tackled in a long and distinguished career as an educator, Lily Woo is facing what could be her toughest struggle yet.
In 2014, Mrs. Woo wrapped up a 25-year stint as a principal to become the program director of The Cahn Fellows Program for Distinguished Public School Principals at Teachers College, Columbia University, the prestigious training ground for school leaders. A graduate of the first cohort of the program in 20
Brothers and Sisters,
Many of you have seen and reacted to this week’s prominent New York Times article detailing how investigations often derail a principal’s efforts
Save the date.
The 51st CSA Educational Leadership Conference will be held Saturday, November 3, 2018 at the NY Hilton Midtown. School leaders: don’t forget to invite the Educational Administrators who support your school to join their school-based colleagues. In an era of anti-union, anti-public-school rhetoric, a sold-out CSA Conference is more important than ever. Email questions to p
The Executive Leadership Institute, in partnership with Fordham University, is pleased to announce the dates for our Summer Institute. All programs will be held at Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, 113 West 60th St., NY, NY 10023. Participants will receive professional development CTLE credit.
For the dates of these programs and to register, please click here.
My name is Mark Cannizzaro, and as the President of the Council of School Supervisors and Administrators, I represent more than 16,000 active and retired men and women who provide leadership in our public schools and in city-funded day care centers.