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Consultation Meeting Minutes: September 25, 2013

Consultation meeting of the UFT and NYC Department of Education

Date of meeting: September 25, 2013

Held at: 28-11 Queens Plaza North

In attendance:

  • UFT: Leslie McDonnell, OT/PT chapter leader, and Laura Tamburo, special representative and therapist liaison
  • DOE: OT Director Suzanne Sanchez and PT Director Carlo Vialu

The following was discussed:

  • Number of new hires in the regions – approximately 100 OT/PTs.
  • Part-time working hours- letter will be sent out to phase in the school hours.
  • Assignment Lists/Rosters will be sent when finished.
  • Website under DSwDell – Office of Related Services, but suggestion was made to separate the “required” paperwork from the “resources.”
  • Orientation Powerpoint will be reviewed, and if necessary clarifications will be sent out to the members.
  • Supervisor and manager contact information shared.
  • SESIS issues need to have therapists let their supervisors know to assist in remedies.
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