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Meet the President (Staten Island)

Please join your fellow Staten Island colleagues online to hear UFT President Michael Mulgrew discuss the pressing issues of today as we continue working through stressful times. 

More challenges ahead

We are operating in a constantly changing environment. You’re teaching and supporting children while enforcing social distancing and mask-wearing, conducting instructional lunches and navigating partial classroom closures. As flexible as we’ve all...

Rolling up our sleeves once again

We are heading into another really tough school year. And once again, the mayor waited until the last minute to make major policy decisions regarding public schools.

A new level of investment

There is a new level of investment in public schools and it didn't happen by accident. It's a reminder that at every level, elections matter. Your voice matters. When we pull together, we can shift public policy in meaningful ways. That's our power...

Mulgrew visits co-located schools on the William J. O'Shea Campus, Manhattan

UFT President Michael Mulgrew visited MS 245, MS 247 and PS 334 — three co-located schools on the William J. O'Shea Campus in Manhattan — to walk through the site and check in on members.

A shot at normalcy

The change in leadership in Washington, which has brought us a president who supports public education and honors teachers, is a solid foundation for the enormous work we must do as we continue to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic...

Our members step up — as always

As the pandemic brings economic devastation to our communities, UFT members are helping to bring hope. The union is working with community partners to deliver food and address the other needs of our children and their families

Meeting the challenges together

This new school year is shaping up to be unlike any other. We face serious challenges on multiple fronts at the same time: We must protect our safety and health. We must teach and support our students in the best way we know. And we must fend off the...

Pulling through together

UFT members have confronted the biggest personal and professional challenges in more than a generation, and have met them with integrity.

Funding our future

The UFT is once again marshalling its forces to ensure we get a state budget that protects public education in New York City.