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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

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Get to know our 2024 RC 10 Executive Officers in the article linked below.


Check out all of the upcoming travel and social events available to RC 10 members and guests in the following article.

Scholarship Committtee

RC 10 annually awards four $1,000 scholarships to one public high school graduating senior, from each of our four counties, who are planning to pursue a degree in education. If you know of any student who is considering becoming a teacher, applications can be obtained in the Guidance Office at the school or by contacting

The process for selecting the recipients begins in January when applications are mailed to Union Presidents and Guidance Counselors. The applications are due on March 25. On April 11 these applications are reviewed at NYSUT Headquarters by a


Backpack program

In 2023, RC 10 members HELPED in LOCAL COMMUNITIES.

  • THANK YOU, THANK YOU! The Backpack Donation since September 2023 is over $18,000!
  • FOOD BANK WAREHOUSE VOLUNTEERS. Every third Wednesday since September 2023, groups of 6-10 members sorted food for delivery to local food pantries. Thank you for your help!
  • In October 2023 a group of retirees walked with NYSUT members at the Breast Cancer Awareness Walk in Albany.
  • In December 2023, members laid wreaths at the Saratoga National Cemetery and many others purchased wreaths as well.

PLANS for 2024 include a Red Cross Blood Drive and a Ronald


“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 Member Benefits has a number of programs that are advantageous for retirees. Please see the following link for more information.