News for Teachers Assigned

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.

Chapter news | January 3, 2018 - 1:00pm

Due to severe weather conditions, New York City public schools will be closed on Thursday, Jan. 4. For more information, please refer to the Department of Education's instructions concerning members of the Teachers Assigned Chapter and our extreme weather conditions and snow days guidelines and checklist.

News | November 2, 2017 - 4:47pm

Effective May 18, 2017, every school employee who has a car will receive a Department of Education-issued parking permit, and the school’s on-street parking spots will become available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Chapter news | June 5, 2017 - 1:00pm

This Chapter Update includes information about our peer validators meeting, returning to school-based positions, parking permits and the Frequently Asked Questions page on the Teachers Assigned Chapter website.

Chapter news | April 4, 2017 - 1:00pm

Information on our Teachers Assigned Meet-and-Greet, extreme weather protocol, the constitutional convention, the Open Market Transfer Plan period and more.

Chapter news | March 13, 2017 - 5:45pm

The Department of Education issued the following instructions concerning members of the Teachers Assigned Chapter.

Chapter news | February 8, 2017 - 9:28pm

Due to severe weather conditions, New York City public schools will be closed on Thursday, February 9, 2017.

Chapter news | December 8, 2016 - 6:00pm

Our upcoming meet-and-greet, Teacher Union Day, phone banking, reviewing your job postings, NYSUT calendars, updating your contact information, text messaging, the new state certification requirements and more.

Chapter news | July 18, 2016 - 3:25pm

Important information about reviewing vacancy circulars and job postings for teachers assigned.

Chapter news | July 18, 2016 - 3:25pm

Information about frequently asked questions on assignment procedures for teachers assigned.

Chapter news | July 18, 2016 - 3:25pm

Information regarding guidelines you should follow if you receive a letter in your file.

Chapter news | June 6, 2016 - 3:25pm

Our end-of-the-year social, teachers assigned vacancies, reviewing your postings, FAQ on assignment procedures, guidelines for letters in your file and more.

Chapter news | March 28, 2016 - 2:23pm

Learn more about the Union Loud and Proud campaign, the results of our chapter survey, upcoming events and job postings.

Chapter news | November 12, 2015 - 5:07pm

The fall newsletter covers new postings, NYSUT calendars, the chapter's website, signing up for text messages and more.

News | January 26, 2015 - 6:20pm

The UFT staff directors sent an email on Jan. 26 to UFT members who work in district and field offices about the DOE's policy concerning employees who work in those offices.

Chapter news | June 26, 2014 - 2:10pm

Another school year gone, and what a year!

Chapter news | June 11, 2014 - 1:18pm

A teacher assigned position is posted on the DOE website for Teacher Assigned Vacancy Circular No 11. This posting came after the UFT speech chapter met with the DOE to suggest revisions to postings to allow for a wider pool of qualified applicants.

News stories | June 5, 2014 - 11:59pm

UFT members overwhelmingly ratified a groundbreaking nine-year contract with the Department of Education on June 3. The contract passed with more than 77 percent of the roughly 90,000 votes, which were counted by the independent American Arbitration Association.

News stories | May 15, 2014 - 12:30am

The UFT’s Delegate Assembly on May 7 overwhelmingly approved sending the proposed new Department of Education contract to the union’s members for a vote.

News | May 1, 2014 - 9:11pm

The UFT and New York City leaders on May 1 announced a historic proposed nine-year contract that they said demonstrates the extraordinary progress possible in public schools when a city works in partnership with its educators. At a City Hall press conference, UFT President Michael Mulgrew called the proposed agreement the “contract for education.”

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