CSA President Mark Cannizzaro, members, elected officials & labor leaders gathered near the 9/11 memorial on Wednesday, May 29th, to call on congress to permanently fund the 9/11 Victim’s Compensation Fund.
We are pleased to announce the 2019 CSA Leadership Scholarship Recipients. There was an incredible amount of deserving candidates, and we thank everyone who submitted an application.
BRONX: Lisbeth Marte – Principal Ramon Gonzalez (The Laboratory School of Finance and Technology)
BROOKLN: Muhammad Arsam Shaikh – Principal Marie Prendergast (High School for Youth Community and Development)
On Wednesday, May 8, CSA First Vice President spoke on a panel at the New School regarding Early Childhood Education pay parity, advocating on behalf of ECE Directors and Assistant Directors in CBOs. The panel was moderated by Natasha Lifton, the Senior Program Officer of New York Community Trust and also included Andrea Anthony, the Executive Director of Day Care Council of New York, Michelle Paige, the Associate Executive Director of Early Childhood Prog
On May 1, CSA Executive Vice President Henry Rubio offered testimony at the NYC Council hearing on school segregation, and CSA issued a memorandum of support on several resolutions that would create a specialized high school taskforce, district diversity working groups, and a school diversity advisory group.
“At CSA, we believe that students of every race, gender, and socio-economic status benefit from a diverse, inclusive classroom,” said Mr. Rubi
On Monday, May 13, 2019, CSA and the Entertainers 4 Education Alliance will host the 2019 Principal Soiree at Hudson Terrace. Join us as we celebrate this year’s honorees: Marie Guillaume, principal of the High School for Energy and Technology in the Bronx, Antonio Hernandez, principal of Lexington Academy in Manhattan,
On April 12th and 13th, CSA hosted AFSA’s President’s Council Meeting at 40 Rector Street and welcomed school and union leaders from around the country. On Friday morning, the group toured PS 84 Jose de Diego School, under the leadership of Principal Sereida Rodriguez and Assistant Principal Christina Rosario, to learn about the NEST program in NYC schools. In the afternoon, they heard from speaker Polly Patrick, a Senior Instructional and Leadership Consu
CSA President Mark Cannizzaro Offers Testimony at NYC Council Commitee on Education’s Budget Hearing
CSA President Mark Cannizzaro offered testimony at the NYC Council Committee on Education’s budget hearing on March 20, once again advocating that all schools be fully funded according the Fair Student Formula and that the formula’s flaws must be addressed.
“Underfunded schools typically lack reduced size classes for students that need academic intervention services, enrichment programs, arts programs and technology,” Mr. Cannizzaro said. “In
In mid-March, the Supervisory Support Program hosted a 2-day workshop, The Breakthrough Coach: How To Work Less, Produce More and Still Get The Job Done in a Sensible School Week, to help school leaders increase their time in classrooms and help them achieve a healthier work-life balance.
Lorrie Brown, the founding principal of PS 68, enrolled in the workshop last year because she wanted access to hands-on procedures that would help her and her
The issue of higher pay for early childhood educators and staff took on a new urgency in March as two locals of DC 1707, representing teachers and a variety of other day care specialists, voted to authorize a one-day strike. Advocates took to the steps of New York City Hall for a boisterous rally on March 20 demanding that Mayor de Blasio address the problem.
A long line of City Councilmembers, union leaders and ECE took the podium to call for pay parit