2018 CSA Labor Day Parade
Calling all CSA members, family and friends to march in the 2018 Labor Day Parade on Saturday, Sept. 8th.
This year’s parade is the perfect opportunity to show union solidarity in a time when labor is under attack across the country.
For more information and to register, please click HERE.
CSA is proud to endorse Public Advocate Tish James for New York State Attorney General.
“Throughout her career, Tish James has always fought on behalf of New York City’s educational leaders, the children they serve, and the greater labor movement,” said CSA President Mark Cannizzaro. “She has been a strong and consistent voice for unions, and we need her leadership now more than ever.”
James has also received endorsements from District Council 37
On Wed, July 17, Teaching Matters honored the finalists for the 2018 Elizabeth Rohatyn Prize for Schools Where Teaching Matters Award at its annual awards luncheon.
This year the organization selected the following schools after an extensive application process: Chester Park Elementary School in Queens (PS 62) led by Principal Angela O’Dowd, Concourse Village Elementary School in the Bronx (PS 359) led by Principal Alexa Sorden, Grant Avenue Elementary
ELI held its Leadership Summit from Mon, July 9, 2018 through Thursday, July 12, 2018 at the Lincoln Center Campus of Fordham University.
The Leadership Summit was open to all CSA members and featured workshops on a wide variety of topics including: the Dignity for All Students Act, Career and Technical Education, School Law, Effective Budgeting, Social Emotional Learning, English Language Learners, Compliance, Tenure, and Creating a LGBTQ Inclusive Sch
CSA would like to wish our members a very happy Fourth of July. As we celebrate our nation’s independence, let us pay tribute to the brave men and women defending our freedoms around the world. Let us also remember these insightful words often attributed to Abraham Lincoln: “The strength of a nation lies in the homes of its people.” May your celebrations be filled with the unique comfort and contentment that family and friendship provides.
On June 27, CSA joined PSC, the union of faculty and staff at CUNY, and other union members and activists in Foley Square, the home of the federal and state courthouse buildings, to protest the Supreme Court decision in the Janus v. AFSCME case.
Click here to read CSA’s response to the decision.
On Wednesday, June 27, CSA First Vice President Rosemarie Sinclair submitted the following testimony before the New York City Council over the Implementation of UPK and 3K Expansion and the Transition of EarlyLearn NYC to DOE
Good afternoon, Chairman Treyger and Chairman Levin, and all distinguished members of today’s joint committee hearing. My name is Rosemarie Sinclair, and I am the First Vice President of CSA, the Council of Sch
Brothers and Sisters,
Today the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Mark Janus in Janus v. AFSCME, the case challenging the constitutionality of the fair share fees public sector unions collect from employees who don’t wish to join their union but still benefit from the fruits of its collective bargaining.
We are disappointed in this decision, but not surprised. This case was just the latest attack by some of the wealthiest people in the country who se
On Monday, June 25, the CSA Retiree Chapter’s Educational Cultural Program hosted the opening night reception of its 3rd Annual Arts and Crafts show at CSA Headquarters. The event kicked off a week-long display which gives CSA Retirees the opportunity to showcase their artwork in a gallery atmosphere.
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.