Photos

UFT President Michael Mulgrew spoke about the recent 180-degree change in educatMiller PhotographyUFT President Michael Mulgrew spoke about the recent 180-degree change in education policy that has occurred nationally and on a state level, in large part due to the UFT’s advocacy.
 UFT Vice President Karen Alford (standing) hands out information about the UFT’Miller PhotographyUFT Vice President Karen Alford (standing) hands out information about the UFT’s upcoming Early Childhood Conference to (from left) Dina Galanti, Danielle Falzone and Michael Massa, all teachers from PS 58.
UFT Special Representative Emma Mendez (at left) answers a question from Yvonne Miller PhotographyUFT Special Representative Emma Mendez (at left) answers a question from Yvonne Siclari of PS 21.
UFT Staten Island Borough Representative Debra Penny (standing, center) with memMiller PhotographyUFT Staten Island Borough Representative Debra Penny (standing, center) with members from P 721, a District 75 school.
Melody Anastasiou of PS/IS 861 said that the new discipline code has created proMiller PhotographyMelody Anastasiou of PS/IS 861 said that the new discipline code has created problems in classrooms for some teachers. “You can’t teach a class unless it’s managed,” Mulgrew agreed, also acknowledging that schools should not be penalized for reporting incidents.
UFT members from PS 18, PS 13 and New Dorp HS.Miller PhotographyUFT members from PS 18, PS 13 and New Dorp HS.
President Mulgrew (standing, center) with members from IS 34, IS 51 and PS 52.Miller PhotographyPresident Mulgrew (standing, center) with members from IS 34, IS 51 and PS 52.
UFT District 31 Representative Sean Rotkowitz (standing, third from right) with Miller PhotographyUFT District 31 Representative Sean Rotkowitz (standing, third from right) with members from PS 8 and PS 19.
Special education teacher Patricia Tisellano of PS 3 asks a question about integMiller PhotographySpecial education teacher Patricia Tisellano of PS 3 asks a question about integrated co-teaching classes. President Mulgrew responded that the issues involving ICT classes are among the biggest problems he’s hearing about and that the union has addressed the issue with the chancellor.
UFT Vice President Richard Mantell (far left) and President Mulgrew (fourth fromMiller PhotographyUFT Vice President Richard Mantell (far left) and President Mulgrew (fourth from right) pose with members from PS 19 after the meeting.
Esrom Johnson, a special education teacher at Port Richmond HS, asks a question.Miller PhotographyEsrom Johnson, a special education teacher at Port Richmond HS, asks a question.

At a Meet the President event with 305 members on Staten Island on Jan. 20, UFT President Michael Mulgrew focused his remarks on the Friedrichs case before the Supreme Court, which threatens the financial stability of public employee unions. Mulgrew explained that this case was brought forward by a small group of rich, powerful people “who think our voice does not matter and should not be heard.”

User login
Enter the email address you used to sign up at UFT.org.
 
If you don't have a UFT.org profile, please sign up.
Forgot your password?