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Around the UFT | June 6, 2019 (All day)
"We are not babysitters, we are early childhood educators serving New York,” Chapter Chair Tammie Miller said on May 11 as UFT Family Child Care Providers Chapter members gathered for the union’s sixth annual Provider Appreciation Awards Ceremony at UFT headquarters in Manhattan.
Provider News | October 1, 2018 - 12:00pm
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Healthy Homes Program will be celebrating National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week 2018 from Oct. 21 to Oct. 27. For more details, please see the fliers in English, Spanish and Bengali.
News stories | June 7, 2018 - 1:00am
Twenty-six members of the UFT Family Child Care Providers Chapter were recognized at the chapter's fifth annual Provider Appreciation Awards on May 1. While it was their night to be recognized, the award winners said their true rewards come from doing their jobs every day.
Provider News | March 19, 2018 - 10:45am
Family child care providers are invited to attend these upcoming Healthy Homes Workshops. For more details, please see the fliers.
News stories | January 4, 2018 - 3:00pm
Although the union is called the United Federation of Teachers, the membership has grown to include many other types of educators and professionals who serve the children of New York City in a variety of ways. These Department of Education-employed members have functional chapters of their own to address common issues and concerns.
What I do | November 2, 2017 - 1:00am
Lynda John has two grandchildren, but as a UFT member and group family day care provider, she has up to 16 other kids — from infants to preschoolers, plus older children after school — at any given time. It’s an investment, she says, in herself and in the future.
Chapter news | October 20, 2017 - 4:38pm
Attend one of the borough meetings coming up in the next two weeks. We'll provide important updates on issues affecting family child care providers including state and city legislation, upcoming contract negotiations and union-provided professional development opportunities.
Chapter news | September 19, 2017 - 4:38pm
Attend one of the borough meetings coming up in the next few weeks. We'll provide important updates on issues affecting family child care providers including state and city legislation, upcoming contract negotiations and union-provided professional development opportunities.
Around the UFT | July 6, 2017 - 11:00pm
Themed “Constructing Knowledge through Purposeful Play,” the Providers Appreciation Educational Conference featured workshops led by UFT Teacher Center instructors and free takeaway resources, including books, puppets, puzzles and science kits.
News stories | June 1, 2017 - 5:54pm
Family child-care provider Carlene Stone named Winnie’s Day Care in the Bronx in memory of her brother, Winston.
Testimony | May 23, 2017 - 11:18am
UFT Assistant Secretary LeRoy Barr testified before the New York State Senate Committee on Children and Families, the Assembly Committee on Children and Families and the Assembly Legislative Task Force on Women’s Issues regarding the creation of a child care availability task force.
Testimony before the New York State Early Childhood Advisory Council/Council on Children and Families
Testimony | February 28, 2017 - 12:33pm
UFT Vice President for Non-DOE Members Anne Goldman testified before the New York State Early Childhood Advisory Council/Council on Children and Families.
News stories | February 2, 2017 - 5:18pm
The UFT has won a $2.7 million state Quality Grant to fund educational supplies for family child care providers.
Around the UFT | January 5, 2017 - 12:02pm
More than 50 UFT family child care providers took a step back in time when they visited the Brooklyn Historical Society on Dec. 3.
News stories | June 2, 2016 - 5:52pm
They were dressed to the nines, in satin and sequins and lace at the Provider Appreciation Awards Ceremony on May 13. The only thing that sparkled more than the outfits was their smiles when they spoke about their “kids.”
News stories | June 2, 2016 - 11:36am
“To appreciate,” according to the dictionary, is to recognize the true worth of someone or something, and that’s exactly what 240 UFT family child-care providers received at the 2016 Provider Appreciation Conference on May 21.
Testimony | January 29, 2016 - 5:16pm
UFT Vice President for Non-DOE Members Anne Goldman testified before the New York State Office of Children and Family Services.
Around the UFT | September 10, 2015 - 4:00pm
UFT nurses, child care providers and retirees joined dozens of other union members and health care advocates for a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the founding of Medicare and Medicaid.
Testimony regarding the FY 2016 preliminary budget relating to the Administration for Children's Services
Testimony | March 17, 2015 - 3:38pm
UFT Director of Child Care Policy Jeremy Hoffman testified before the New York City Council Committee on General Welfare, Committee on Women’s Issues and the Committee on Juvenile Justice regarding the FY 2016 preliminary budget relating to the Administration for Children's Services.
News stories | January 8, 2015 - 3:22pm
New York City’s child care providers have overwhelmingly ratified a $43 million agreement with the state Office of Children and Family Services that will feature valuable health benefits as well as grant money to enhance their skills and better equip their programs. “It’s an historic contract that will greatly improve the lives of our members and of the children we serve,” said UFT President Michael Mulgrew.