Look at this crowd! Welcome, Brothers and Sisters!
Before I begin, let’s hear it for our NYPD Brothers and Sisters who are out here keeping us safe today and every day. Remember, the men and women in blue are union too!
And for our other union brothers and sisters who are here today. We have representatives from so many unions here supporting us. And so many elected officials supporting us today and every day for the benefit or our students.
Thousands of CSA members rallied near City Hall on Oct. 30. It was a huge turnout and an overwhelming show of support by members for their union as President Mark Cannizzaro and his team continue the ir efforts to hash out a contract with a recalcitrant city government.
Mr. Cannizzaro gave a thunderous speech in which he took the city to task for offering many platitudes about the great job that school leaders do, all the while holding up a family leave
Oct. 17 marked CSA’s first ever joint lobby day with AFSA in Washington, DC. We joined our brothers and sisters from around the country to have important conversations with elected officials at the highest levels of government. Active CSA members lobbied alongside retired members, an experience that all said was important and useful for our cause.“ The opportunity to convey our experience from the ground was well received and we were able to educate th
Each June, CSA awards scholarships to a HS senior in each of the boroughs. Last year, we expanded our scholarship to a $10,000 scholarship to a child of a member. We can do this because CSA members viscerally understand the need to support NYC youth and donate generously to our fund.
An additional part of our funding strategy is our annual golf tournament, held this year on Oct. 14, at Dyker Beach Park Golf Course. CSA is grateful to everyone who partic
Career Ladder Program Launches Fall Directors Institute for Early Childhood Directors and Assistant Directors (Non-DOE)
The Career Ladder program is pleased to announce that the Directors Institute will commence on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 for our CSA Early Childhood Directors and Assistant Directors (non-DOE).
As you know, the New York State Department of Education regulations require those who hold professional teacher or SBL/SDL certification to collect and track 100 Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) hours of professional development. Th
On Sept. 16, CSA and the Executive Leadership Institute hosted a presentation from Dr. Marc Brackett, a social-emotional learning expert and author of the new book, Permission to Feel: Unlocking the Power of Emotions to Help Our Kids, Ourselves, and Our Society Thrive.
“I think we underestimate how important emotional intelligence is for school leaders,” he said after his 90-minute presentation at the High School of Fashio
The CSA Political Action Committee’s Bi-Monthly PAC Meeting will convene next Wednesday, September 18 (40 Rector Street) in Founders Hall from 5:00pm – 7:00pm.
We will be joined by special guest Jamaal Bowman, one of our very own CSA members running for Congress.
A light dinner will be served at 5pm and our program will follow soon after.
If you are a PAC member and interested in attending, kindly RSVP to our political team at
Several hundred CSA members, retired and active, marched or rode up Fifth Ave. on Sept. 7, waving banners and chanting for a contract. They were among more than 50,000 marchersin the 2019 New York City Labor Day Parade. Former CSA president Ernie Logan, who now leads the national American Federation of School Administrators, was the parade chair. According to the NYPD, approximately 150 Unions participated, 30,000 spectators watched not only the marchers b
The City Needs To Bargain With Us In Good Faith
We Are Fighting For Ourselves And Our Students By Mark Cannizzaro
Chancellor Carranza’s glowing rhetoric about school leaders in recent P-Weeklies is discordant and incongruous with the inertia that he, Mayor de Blasio, and their teams have been bringing to the bargaining table. We have been out there fighting all summer for a fair contract that addresses your working co
A crisp, blue day provided a lovely backdrop on Sept. 5 to the beginning of school for more than a million New York City students. CSA’s officers made visits to members at schools across the metropolis: From Manhattan to the Bronx to Staten Island, President Mark Cannizzaro stopped in at several buildings, while Executive Vice President Henry Rubio and First Vice President Rosemarie Sinclair met with school leaders in Manhattan and Queens.