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REFUSE THE TEST

Click here for the official VSTA Opt Out position.

Click here for the OPT OUT LETTER

Legislative Breakfast

Scores of VSTA members, along with their parent partners, turned out on Saturday, March 12TH to let our legislators know the test and punish agenda must end and Valley Stream needs to get it's fair share of state aid.




 

Friedrichs V. California Teacher Association

The United States Supreme Court will begin hearing opening remarks on this case today.
Click here to read the article.

Forum on Public Education

On November 18, 2015 a Public Education Forum was held in Valley Stream. The event was coordinated by parent activists and VSTA was asked to lend a hand. Many members joined parents and community leaders with hundreds in attendance. The event enjoyed wide spread coverage on social media and in Newsday.



 

VSTA Executive Board Adopts I Refuse Policy

Click Here for complete policy.

VSTA Negotiations Update

As of May 11, 2015
Teachers   (settled)
TA's (HS)   (settled)
TA's (13)   (settled)
Teacher Aides (13)   (settled)
RN's   (settled)
E.O.P   (settled)
Supervisory Aides (HS)   (settled)

President's Reports

June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017

For previous editions of the President's Report please click here

E-Newsletters

Summer 2017
Spring 2017
Winter 2017
Fall 2016

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VSTA Welfare Fund Annual Report

Click here for the most current copy of the annual fincancial report.

Pouring Out Hearts In Pouring Rain

Click here to read more about Valley Stream's Day of Action.

The Pension Debate: Public Pensions and Long Island's Schools

Long Islanders want the best and brightest educators for their children, but it is a challenge to recruit and retain teachers without the guarantee of a secure retirement. As a part of a broader exploration into the issue of pension reform, Long Island Business Report examines the impact of pension funding on Long Island's education system. Watch the Video >