Skip to main content
Full Menu
On the Record with Michael Mulgrew - Hero

Welcome to On the Record with Michael Mulgrew, a podcast series featuring UFT President Michael Mulgrew discussing the issues of the day with special guests. Topics include the UFT’s Student Debt Relief Program, the Bronx Collaborative Schools Plan, paid parental leave and teacher evaluation.

The full series of "On the Record with Michael Mulgrew" podcasts is available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play and SoundCloud

Current episode

Episode 15 -

This episode is dedicated to one of the founding members of the UFT, Abe Levine, the first vice president for elementary schools, Abe was critical to the formation of the UFT and dedicated his life to the union and its membership. On behalf of all of us at the UFT, thank you, Abe Levine, for your leadership and vision.

Previous episodes

Episode 14 -

Aspiring doctors, lawyers, scientists and teachers were among the more than 180 students from New York City public high schools who received UFT college scholarships at the 50th Albert Shanker Scholarship Awards celebration this year. With special guest speaker New York State Attorney General Letitia James giving words of guidance, the students celebrated this pivotal moment in their lives as they prepared to embark for college.

Episode 13 -

Presidential contender? Check. Inspirational stories? Check. Serenade by the NYC Schools Chancellor? Check. This year’s UFT Spring Educational Conference had it all. Catch up on all the bochinche with the latest episode of “On the Record with Michael Mulgrew” available on the UFT website, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, Stitcher or wherever you listen to your podcasts.

Episode 12 -

Ever consider running for public office? Many UFT members have the skills our communities need, but they need a nudge to "stand up and run!" Listen to the latest edition of "On the Record with Michael Mulgrew” as the UFT president asks three dynamic members of the New York State Assembly — Alicia Hyndman, Jaime Williams and Carmen de la Rosa — to share their stories about the journeys they made to elected office and the challenges they surmounted.

Episode 11 -

Saddled with student loans? Unable to navigate the many loan forgiveness programs out there? You aren’t alone. The UFT has partnered with a new service and reputable law firm to help guide members every step of the way. UFT President Michael Mulgrew walks listeners through the Student Debt Relief Program, a new benefit for UFT members only, in the latest episode of On The Record, found on iTunes, Google Play or wherever you listen to your podcasts.

Episode 10 -

At a Bronx elementary school, suspensions and disciplinary incidents are down while student happiness, academics and parental engagement are up. How? By changing school culture. Hear more as UFT President Michael Mulgrew talks with the educators and the principal at PS 42 in the Bronx about the changes they made by bringing in resources and the joint UFT-DOE program known as the Positive Learning Collaborative.