Ernie Reis passed away on September 8, 2016.More
In November 2017, NYS citizens will be asked to vote on whether there should be a Constitutional Convention. There are many wealthy people in this state who will spare no amount of expense or effort to influence change to our constitution, that will alter the balance of power and threaten rights that are guaranteed in our current constitution. Some of those rights include:
As a part of the 2015 Education Transformation Act, beginning July 1, 2016, all permanently or professionally certified teachers or educational leaders and Level III teaching assistant certificate holders will be required to register with SED in the month of his/her birth. This registration process will be done using the State Education Department's TEACH system. These certificate holders will be required to register every five (5) years thereafter. There is no fee for registration unless the certificate holder fails to complete the process by his/her deadline.
Come welcome our new teacher and SRP retirees at the fall luncheon which will be held at Longfellows, 500 Union Avenue, Saratoga. Our guest speaker will be Dr. Don Levy, director of the prestigious Siena College Political Research Institute. His presentation will include state and national polling trends, the status of the political candidates, and other relevant topics relating to this important and exciting Presidential election.
Come join Retiree Council 10 Board of Directors On November 15th at NYSUT Headquarters, 800 Troy Schenectady Road, Latham. Lunch will begin at 11:45 at a cost of $5.
David Keefe, President of the Board of the New York State Teachers Retirement System, will be a special guest of RC 10. Mr. Keefe is the retired teacher representative on the Board, elected to his position by NYSTRS retirees. He became president of the Board in Juy 2016. He chairs the Executive and Retired Members committees and serves on the Compensation, Disability Review, Ethics and Investment Committees.