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We are so glad that you were able to take advantage of the on-line seminar to help you prepare for your retirement that was sponsored by Retiree Councils 10, 9, and 12.  Click the link below to find a follow-up brochure that might help you in your transition to retirement. If you have questions, please make sure to reach out.


“Learning in school doesn’t always come easy for everyone, but special people—teachers, coaches, counselors—along the way can make a difference in the success of their students.” RC 10’s Social Justice committee is pleased to highlight George, who wished to use his first name only,

From his personal account, George didn’t find school easy. However, thanks to his ability in sports, and some great teacher-coaches, he persisted, learned strategies, and remained motivated to reach his goal of achieving a college degree in Secondary Math Education. After college graduation, George worked for fifteen


NYSUT retirees who retired from employment in Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, or Washington Counties are automatically members of Retiree Council 10. If your local association requires a retiree to pay dues, you must do that to join RC 10. Not sure? Ask an officer in your local.

This membership entitles you to:

  • Receive the RC 10 SKYLINE NEWS that is published five times during the year. This newsletter is mailed by NYSUT using the United States Postal Service.
  • Volunteer to be an officer, director, chair, or ambassador who represent retirees on the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors. The

Thank you for all you do!

As the school year draws to a close, all of us at NYSUT want to thank you for your tremendous dedication. It’s been a challenging year — but through it all, you've stood strong and persevered. Over and over, you've shown how public schools are the place where students, parents and educators come together as a community.

U.S. Supreme Court hands down landmark cases

This week, the Supreme Court handed down multiple decisions that will touch the lives of millions of Americans. Earlier this week, in Carson v. Makin, the court laid the groundwork that states must provide publ


Union wins APPR reprieve

Gov. Kathy Hochul Friday signed a bill suspending, for an additional year, the Annual Professional Performance Review process. Advanced through grassroots advocacy from NYSUT members and lobbying by union legislative staff, the bill recently passed both the state Senate and the Assembly.

“As we come to the end of another school year that has been anything but normal, we welcome the governor’s decision to suspend the APPR process for another year,” said NYSUT President Andy Pallotta. “We will continue working with the legislature and the governor to address the APPR


The Kate Mullany National Historic site announces a lecture and discussion on Rising Worker Power in Troy and Cohoes on Thursday, June 15, 2023.

A Lecture and Discussion
7 p.m., Thursday, June 15, 2023—$10 Donation Taken At The Door
Celtic Hall, 430 Karner Road, Albany, New York

Carole Turbin is a native New Yorker who lives with her husband in
Manhattan’s Upper West Side. In the early 1960s, she studied painting and
drawing in New York and Berkeley, California. After joining New York Radical
Feminists, she decided to learn about woman's history. She earned a PhD in
Sociology from the New School for


PLEASE CONSIDER MAKING A 2023 DONATION to the BackPack Program. BackPacks are sent home each Friday with students through June. Just $1 will purchase FOUR meals for a BACKPACK! Total donations from Retiree Council 10 members from July 1 to February 28 are $17,888.27.

Pandemic funding for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and free breakfast and lunch for all school children has been reduced and/or ended. The Regional Food Bank is diligently working to fill the gap.

MAKE CHECK OUT TO: The Regional Food Bank

WRITE in the MEMO SECTION: RC 10 BackPack/specify the school or district you


TUESDAY, APRIL 18, Annual NYSUT Retiree Regional Conference, Stable Gate Winery, CASTLETON-ON-HUDSON. The full day presentations will include Ron Gross, NYSUT 2nd Vice President; Jennifer Thibeault, Rensselaer County Office for Aging, HIICAP Counselor, Site Manager; Underground Railroad Mary Liz and Paul Stewart; and RC 10 Leadership and NYSUT Retiree Services Staff. Cost: $20 includes continental breakfast and a lunch buffet which will include a variety of choices, dessert, and beverages. Wine Tasting at 2:30 for $10/person payable that day. If you have not received the Regional Conference



The Kate Mullany National Historic Site announces:

The inspirational musical story of Kate Mullany and the Troy Collar Laundry Union February 1864 Strike


The Cohoes Music Hall

58 Remsen Street

Cohoes, NY 12047

Saturday, June 17, 2023

Matinee 2 pm; Evening 7 pm

Ticket Office (518) 434-0776

Box Office: Monday to Friday, 11 am to 3 pm


Orchestra and Parquet $25

Balcony $20; Students $15