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Spring 2021 Functional Chapter Elections

Every three years, UFT functional chapter members have the opportunity to elect their chapter’s leadership. You can nominate yourself or a colleague for chapter leadership positions now.

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UFT functional chapters

Functional chapters are so named because what unites these student-support professionals is their function. Their common bond is the job performed rather than a worksite or a school. The chapters were formed to allow these UFT members with common issues and concerns to have a voice. Meet their chapter leaders.

Coronavirus Covid-19

Your health benefits during the coronavirus outbreak

With the New York metropolitan area the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, we want to inform you about the health benefits that in-service UFT members with EmblemHealth coverage, whether GHI or HIP, have.

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3 functional chapters elect new leaders

Three of the UFT's functional chapters recently elected new chapter leaders.

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Our next chapter meetings

We always send out an email notifying you of our monthly meetings. We alternate between the Brooklyn borough office at 335 Adams St., and UFT headquarters at 52 Broadway, Manhattan. Meetings are held on Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. Please confirm the meeting time and location before attending.

Update on March 7 Education Officer Exam

If you submitted a protest form at the end of your exam on March 7, you will be notified of a protest session within the next two months. You had seven days after the exam to submit this form protesting questions you thought were unfair, incorrect or irrelevant. 

UFT to offer test prep course for upcoming Education Officer Civil Service exam

The UFT Teacher Center will offer education officers, who are UFT members, the opportunity to take a test prep course for the upcoming Education Officer Civil Service exam. 

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Empowering educators

The overriding theme of the proposed DOE-UFT contract agreement is empowering educators to fight for the working conditions they need to do their jobs.

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The law governing the qualified incumbent examination

A number of Education Officer and Analyst chapter members have asked about the QIE exam. The law governing the qualified incumbent examination is spelled out in New York State civil service law.

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Notice of Examination for education officers

You may apply for two examinations, now through Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. The first is an Education and Experience Exam for Promotion to Administrative Education Officer. The second is the Open Competitive Exam, which, as its name implies, is open to all who qualify. The Promotion Exam is open to education officers and associate education officers who are permanently appointed in their title by Oct. 2, 2018. Please carefully look over the notice of examination and decide if this exam is right for you.