NYSTRS Retirement Seminar

Thursday, January 21, 2016
Central High School Chorus Room
3:45 pm

Friedrichs V. California Teacher Association

The United States Supreme Court will begin hearing opening remarks on this case today.
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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 Awards Scholarships to Graduating Seniors

The Valley Stream Teacher’s Association is proud to provide thousands of dollars in scholarships to two deserving graduates from each High School. We are very happy to award the eighth annual Valley Stream High School Teachers Scholarships to Ronald Pritipaul and Kayla Diedrick from Central High School, Jefferson-Lawrence Poserio and Vanessa Salinas Comuzzi from South High School and Rubab Malik and Rishi Dutt from North High School. Congratulations to all the winners!


Valley Stream Running Club 5K Event

VSTA members manning the water stop at the Valley Stream Running Clubs 5k Event on May 31, 2015

Finance Committee Presented Report on June 11th

The finance committee met on a number of occasions during the course of the 2014-2015 school year. The Finance Committee presented it's Annual Report to the Executive Board on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 3:45 pm at Memorial JHS. The committee's role is to recommend financial policy including an Annual Budget and Dues recommendations for all VSTA Units to the Executive Board for consideration. Sue Leggett (24) chairs this committee. Sue is joined by Kevin Olsen (13), Patrice Davidson (CHS), and Steve Parrinello (M). Ron Rini serves as a consultant to the committee in a non-voting status. Executive Board approved the Finance Committee's report.

VSTA Executive Board Adopts I Refuse Policy

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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)   (impasse)

President's Reports

January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015

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