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Academic High School Awards 2024

Save the date for our 2024 Academic High School Awards. Registration information will be available shortly. 

Teacher’s ‘superpower’ kicks in

Jouleni Cruz had parent-teacher conferences on her mind as she exited East-West School of International Studies in Flushing, Queens, and headed for her car on Sept. 28. Suddenly, she heard the sickening sound of a vehicle making an impact with...

Future in Focus career fair 2023

The students at the fair had the chance to speak with representatives from 25 unions about the advantages of pursuing a career in which workers are unionized.

Academic High Schools citywide meeting

Join Vice President for Academic High Schools Janella T. Hinds at this virtual meeting. Get updates on matters affecting high schools and have your questions answered. Registration information will be available shortly.

Academic High Schools citywide meeting

Join Vice President for Academic High Schools Janella T. Hinds at this virtual meeting. Get updates on matters affecting high schools and have your questions answered. Registration information will be available shortly.

Empowering educators with technology

UFT Vice President for Academic High Schools Janella Hinds writes that when it comes to our academic high schools and the broader New York City public school system, we need to lead — not follow — on innovation that affects our practice.

Reimagining homework assignments

How often should we assign homework? How much homework should we give? How much should we weigh homework when we calculate grades? Or should we even assign homework? Hear educators who have grappled with these questions.

CTE’s diversity on display

3D-printed dental prosthetics, delectable brownies and a pet adoption app that works like Tinder. These were just some of the handiwork of career and technical education high school students on display at the Spring Education Conference’s bustling...

UFT Academic High Schools Awards

Successfully fighting off a charter school co-location. Reviving a program that teaches high school students how to swim. Creating a WhatsApp chat to connect librarians around the city. These are just a few of the achievements of the exemplary...

Academic High School Awards 2023

Outstanding high school educators, school-related professionals and union activists who support their school communities, students and union in the work they do every day were honored in the union’s annual awards ceremony at UFT headquarters.