Robert Krotin was a UFT member for 22 years, most recently at Brooklyn Home Instruction Schools.
Harold Saltzman was a UFT member for 61 years, and a dedicated organizer and activist with the union.
Bernice Goldklang was a UFT member for 50 years, including 25 years spent teaching special education in the sixth grade at PS 97 in Queens.
Alice Blasso was a UFT member for 30 years and taught special education at PS 122 in Queens.
Anthony Pollice, known to many as Frank, was a social studies teacher at JHS 115 and JHS 143 in Washington Heights for 34 years.
Jo Reaser was a UFT member for 19 years, most recently working as a special education teacher at PS 108 in Manhattan.
Donna Rubens began teaching at PS 63 in Manhattan in 1966, teaching K-3 classes there until she transferred to PS 235 in Brooklyn, where she taught pre-K until her retirement.
Ruth Miller began teaching in the early 1940s and taught kindergarten at PS 79 in Whitestone, Queens, from the beginning of the 1950s until her retirement in 1987.
Francine Freundlich was a UFT member for 15 years, teaching at Prospect HS, kindergarten and working with young children in the Department of Education’s LYFE program.