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Around the UFT
Some 450 members of the Social Workers and Psychologists Chapter met at union headquarters on Jan. 27 for their eighth annual Clinical Professional Development program.
Some 400 local and regional educators gathered with business, higher-education and union leaders at a Career and Technical Education Summit at UFT headquarters on Feb. 3, exploring ways for schools to build high-quality CTE programs to meet the needs of the city’s future labor force.
When the teachers, staff and parents of PS 69 in Jackson Heights learned about the typhoon in the Philippines in November, they sprung into action. The total donated to the UFT Disaster Relief Fund: $4,742.
After the Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey 4-foot-10-inch acrobat tossed the 6-foot-5-inch circus ringmaster over his shoulder and spun him around on the auditorium stage of PS 24 in Sunset Park, students learned an anti-bullying lesson like none they had ever heard before.
More than 270 friends and members of the UFT’s African Heritage Committee kicked off Black History Month with a bang at the committee’s 11th annual dinner dance and awards ceremony on Feb. 7.
Kathleen Wesa, a practicing physician from the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s Integrative Medicine Service, lectured on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle and reduce the risks of disease using mind-body therapies and nutritional supplements at a Welfare Fund Medical Learning Series seminar on Jan. 16.
Folksinger Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary fame was awarded the Hubert H. Humphrey Humanitarian Award during the 54th annual Greater Metropolitan New York Social Studies Conference luncheon at UFT headquarters in Manhattan on Feb. 1.
With colorful costumes and poised performances, students at PS 203 in Oakland Gardens, Queens, welcomed in the Year of the Horse at the school’s annual Lunar New Year celebration on Jan. 24.
UFT President Michael Mulgrew met with close to 200 occupational and physical therapist members of the union at a Meet the President event.
More than 100 staff members of PS 45 in Staten Island attended a meeting on Jan. 27 with the staff of the Institute for Understanding Behavior, a consortium of the New York City Department of Education and the UFT.
Teachers have long had a set of national standards that they can meet to demonstrate expertise in their profession, and now family child care providers do, too.
UFT officials and members joined with elected officials and local clergy in the annual celebration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Convent Avenue Baptist Church, in Harlem.
Students at the three schools — all part of the UFT’s Community Learning Schools Initiative — had their holiday wishes granted thanks to the generosity of anonymous donors and a partnership with New York Cares.
Students at PS 123 in Brooklyn were not happy about the conditions in the basement of their 100-year-old building, where they spend their recess and lunch time.
Carlos Acosta is well known at UFT headquarters for his warm smile and friendliness as he carves the roast or serves up other goodies in the cafeteria, where he works during the week. What they may not know about him is that, when not working, he often hands out food and blankets to the needy.
MS 224 in the Bronx is known as the Science School for Exploration and Discovery.
Librarian Natalie Thomas timed the annual Book Giveaway at IS 171 in Cypress Hills perfectly. The entire student body — just under 800 students in grades 6, 7 and 8 — was given a book of their own choosing to curl up with and read during the holidays.
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One day a month, students from Queens Vocational and Technical HS give about 100 manicures, facials and haircuts to senior citizens at the nearby Sunnyside Community Services center.