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Last day of the school year for counselors: June 29

The last day of work for the 2020-21 school year for our chapter is Tuesday, June 29, 2021.

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.

Read the keynote address from the 2021 School Counselors Conference

At our 2021 School Counselors Conference, Misha Thomas, a trauma expert from Cornell University, spoke about how we can support students through the trauma of the Covid-19 pandemic. You can read her speech online.

$1,000 scholarship for student athletes

Tell graduating seniors about the John P. Tobin Scholarship, a $1,000 college scholarship for student athletes.

Mandated counseling Q&A

The following email was sent on Wednesday, Dec. 2, to school counselors from Chapter Leader Rosemarie Thompson.

Notes from our Oct. 28 chapter meeting

The following email was sent on Thursday, Nov. 12, to school counselors from Chapter Leader Rosemarie Thompson.

Translation and interpretation services for school counselors

The DOE is providing translation and interpretation services to school counselors who need them to communication with students' families.

Agreement on remote work and related services adaptation document (RAD)

The following email was sent on Saturday, Sept. 26, to school counselors from Chapter Leader Rosemarie Thompson.

DOE guidance for itinerant counselors

The following email was sent on Sunday, Sept. 13, to school counselors from Chapter Leader Rosemarie Thompson.

School counselors meeting minutes and a clarification on DOE guidance

The following was sent to all DOE-employed school counselors on Aug. 27, 2020.