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
On February 28, the Asian-American Association held its inaugural meeting at CSA Headquarters and introduced its officers and members of the Executive Board: Edward Tom (President), Winnie Bracco (President Elect) Lois Lee (VP) David Liu (Treasurer), Liza Caraballo-Suarez (Secretary), Dyanand Sugrim, Moses Ojeda, Mary Cheng, Seung Mi Oh. They took their pledge of service and shared their personal stories with those in attendance.
The mission of the As
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Brothers and Sisters,
Today, Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Carranza will announce schools that will participate in the Bronx Plan. As you know, the Bronx Plan was negotiated in the UFT contract, not the CSA contract, and has been characterized by DOE as a school-based collaborative leadership model.
Although the DOE did not collaborate with CSA in the development of the Bronx Plan, it rushed headlong to recruit principals and induce their individual
In-service and retired members visited Albany on Feb. 4-5 for CSA’s annual Joint Advocacy Day. More than 50 CSA participants met with over 125 legislators on a host of issues critical to our union and New York City students. Each year, participating members get the chance to tell their elected representatives about their challenges and needs as school leaders.
“It allows legislators to put a face to the initiative that you’re advocating for,” sa