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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 rc10communications@gmail.com.

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

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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

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“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

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We knew this moment was coming.

Wealthy special interests have been fighting for years to undercut unions and roll back the benefits earned by working families. Today’s Supreme Court decision in Janus vs. AFSCME shows how far they are willing to go to attack working families. Anti-union forces think they can seize this opportunity to convince our members to abandon our union in an effort to diminish their voice in the workplace and weaken their strength at the bargaining table.

We are going to prove them wrong.


NYSUT fights to protect the collective bargaining rights that help secure higher

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