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Parents and educators are natural allies in the effort to provide the best education to our children. The UFT works closely with thousands of parents across the city to help ensure that their children and all New York City students receive a great education.

Our parent support team

The UFT offers support to parents in every borough. Our parent and community outreach work is led by Nicholas Cruz, who works out of the union’s main office, and carried out at the borough level by five full-time parent liaisons. Parent liaisons can schedule workshops, informational meetings and networking opportunities for groups and individuals.

To find out what’s available and to ask other questions, contact the UFT parent and community liaison in the borough where you live or where your child attends school.


Nick Cruz
Bronx UFT Office
2500 Halsey Street
Bronx, NY 10461


Delci M. Rodriguez
Queens UFT Office
118-35 Queens Boulevard
Rego Park, NY 11374


Betty Zohar
Brooklyn UFT Office
335 Adams Street
25th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Staten Island

Marie Rodriguez
Staten Island UFT Office
4456 Amboy Road
Staten Island, NY 10312
718-605-1400, ext. 4020


Robert Robinson
Manhattan UFT Office
52 Broadway
10th Floor
New York, NY 10004

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The UFT publishes monthly newsletters for each borough filled with valuable information for parents of public school students. You’ll find news you can use about summer camps, school enrollment deadlines, community resources for students with disabilities, ways you can support public schools, and much more.

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Get Involved

Parents and educators are the experts on what New York City's children need to get a great education. That's why the UFT has worked hard over the years to ensure that parents have a voice at their child's school and in the school system.

How to get involved parents

At your school

This section explains the key people and organizations at your child's school that can help you to resolve issues and become involved in school-level decision-making.

In the school system

Parents should have a voice throughout the school system. This section gives you tips for understanding and influencing the system beyond your child's school.

What's New

Brooklyn education activists workshop

Dozens of Brooklyn educators, parents and community members came to the UFT’s Brooklyn borough office on three consecutive Saturdays in January to learn the steps to create a grassroots organizing campaign at a school.

Learning while giving back

Newtown HS sophomore Supriya Singh wants to own a business someday, and she very much looked the part of a young CEO when she welcomed parents and community members to an after-school resume-writing workshop in January.

Staten Island Parent Newsletter - January/February 2020

This is the Feb. 3 issue of the Staten Island parent newsletter.

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