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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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Important updates for teachers assigned

I want to thank you for demonstrating resiliency, perseverance and patience during such uncertain times. I know how difficult it has been for all of us to plan our lives without definitive answers to so many questions. Now that we are about to return to work, I sense the urgency of your concerns and wanted to do whatever I can to reassure you that the union is fighting for you.

Below, you'll find the most current information regarding redeployment, working remotely and what the UFT is doing.

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Work of Teachers Assigned for the April 9-17 period and other updates

As teachers assigned, you provide invaluable support to classroom teachers and serve as partners with leaders via instructional coaching. This work affects teacher capacity and student achievement. We are a diverse entity that touches the lives of many, including families of students with disabilities. I know firsthand how our current situation has caused added anxiety around our work.

Snow day protocol for teachers assigned on Jan. 4

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.

Teachers Assigned Chapter Update - June 2017

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.

Teachers Assigned Newsletter - April 2017

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

Snow-day protocol for teachers assigned

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