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, N.Y. Jan. 25, 2014 - New York State United Teachers' Board of Directors approved
a resolution Saturday that declared "no confidence" in the policies of State Education
Commissioner John King Jr., therefore calling for his removal by the Board of Regents.
NYSUT's board also withdrew its support for the Common Core standards as implemented
and interpreted in New York state until SED makes major course corrections to its
failed implementation plan and supports a three-year moratorium on high-stakes consequences
from standardized testing. Read more...