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DOE guidance on how to document IEP-mandated services: School counselors, social workers, psychologists, Vision Education Services and Hearing Education Services

The city Department of Education released this guidance about encounter attendance for school counselors, social workers, psychologists, Vision Education Services and Hearing Education Services.

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Chapter Leaders: Information about this year's SBO voting process

The following email about the SBO voting process was sent on May 21, 2020, to all chapter leaders by UFT Contract Empowerment Department Director Debra Poulos.

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Resources for coping with COVID-19 for ADAPT members

The following resources may be helpful to ADAPT members and their families. This list will be updated periodically and will also be available through our chapter office.

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Updates about sick leave, time off, compensation and more for ADAPT members

The UFT has been in regular communication with ADAPT management about the issues our members say are important to navigating these challenging times. Here is some information the union can share with you as a result of these discussions and our experience assisting members with COVID-19 related issues over the past few months.

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District 75: Information About the 2020 Chapter 683 Summer Program

The following email about the Chapter 683 summer program was sent on May 20, 2020, to all District 75 members by District Representative David Doorga.

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Social workers and psychologists: Information about clustering for the Spring 2020 semester

The following email about clustering was sent on May 16, 2020, to all social workers and psychologists by Chapter Leader Raul Garcia.

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School counselors: Share these college planning webinars with your students

Since the students aren’t physically in front of us, Sallie Mae will offer webinars on the key topics of understanding financial aid offers and planning for college to enhance the wonderful work you are already doing.

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School counselors, social workers and psychologists: DOE guidance on encounter attendance

The city Department of Education released this guidance about encounter attendance for school counselors, social workers and psychologists.

DOE’s Comprehensive Education Planning Timeline and Guidance for 2020-21 

The DOE on May 11 issued the following guidance and timelines on Comprehensive Education Planning for the 2020-21 school year.

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Student Debt Relief Program for UFT Members

School counselors are eligible for the UFT's Student Debt Relief Program, an exclusive benefit for UFT members.