Working In Union With East Meadow www.eastmeadowteachers.org
John Gallagher, President Barbara DiFiore, Vice President
James Parisi, Vice President
Ryan Malone, Treasurer
The EMTA is the exclusive negotiating agent for the teaching personnel, registered
nurses, teaching assistants, library paraprofessionals, and intervention assistants
of the East Meadow School District.
The East Meadow Teachers Association is affiliated with NYSUT, AFT, NEA, and AFL-CIO.
ALBANY, NY July 28, 2014 — New York State United Teachers President Karen E. Magee
released the following statement today in response to a lawsuit challenging due process
rights for New York’s teachers:
“This is a politically motivated attack against every dedicated teacher in New York
state. We are highly confident the courts will reject this attack as entirely without
merit. We welcome the opportunity to expose the many lies and misrepresentations
about tenure laws and establish, once and for all, the plain truth: Tenure is an
absolutely necessary safeguard for teachers, for students and for quality public
“Tenure means teachers can speak freely and strongly on matters of public concern.
Tenure ensures that teachers have the freedom to teach effectively and the liberty
to oppose policies or cuts that harm students. Read