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The directors of alcohol and substance abuse programs are responsible for the year-round administration, supervision, work-plan development and implementation to prevent alcohol and substance abuse among students in the New York City school system.
Jeannine K. Manning, chapter leader
Attendance teachers are responsible for making sure individual students attend school and informing the school of any emerging attendance trends or issues. They work with parents, schools and city agencies to find solutions to a child’s attendance problem.
View contract | Steve Grossman, chapter leader
The Audiology Chapter represents audiologists working for District 75 and Committees on Special Education. Audiologists work to ensure that hearing-impaired and deaf students receive the services they need to excel in all areas of academic life.
Susan Kavanagh, chapter leader
Members of the Home Instruction Chapter teach students who must remain at home because of a medical, orthopedic or serious emotional condition.
View contract | Emmanuel Duruaku
Laboratory specialists and laboratory technicians enforce safety standards in the city’s schools science rooms and laboratories where educators and students conduct experiments. Science teachers rely on these professionals to provide instruction and guidance regarding the safe use of science equipment and materials.
View contract | Win C. Hung, chapter leader
The Living for the Young Family (LYFE) program provides child care for teen parents enrolled in high school or high school equivalency programs. The educators in LYFE also provide parenting classes and individual instruction to the student parents as well.
The Department of Nonpublic Schools is funded by Title 1, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. If a student scores below a certain point in reading or math and attends a parochial school in a neighborhood eligible for Title 1 funding, that student is eligible for the program. This chapter has the teachers, educators, school secretaries and other titles who support children in their schools.
School Medical Inspectors
Members of this chapter are nationally certified interpreters and certified deaf interpreters working from the DOE’s Office of Sign language Interpreting Services. These members advocate for and promote cross-cultural communication while providing interpreting services and outreach to the city’s schools and offices.
Stephanie Feyne, chapter leader
The UFT Vision Education Services Chapter comprises educators in the New York City public schools who serve the blind or visually impaired in every grade and at every developmental level. The range of jobs includes teachers of the visually impaired to orientation and mobility teachers and paraprofessionals.
Vincent Pedulla, chapter leader