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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.


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


“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


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



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



Since 2008, RC 10 has been awarding scholarships to high school seniors planning on pursuing a career in education. Four scholarships are given, one for each county represented by RC 10 members. Each scholarship is a $1,000 award, payable to the student upon receipt of a successful fall semester transcript.        

Students must complete an extensive application, which is then evaluated by a committee of RC 10 members. Each application is read and rated by three different committee members. Students are assigned points on each of two essay questions, class rank/GPA, course selection, activities



We recently reached out to our members through the website and newsletter, requesting suggestions of volunteer  opportunities to share with all of our members. We received a number of opportunities and are listing a few of them below. Most organizations offer scheduling flexibility to their volunteers. Covid restrictions are being followed and it is strongly urged that you contact the organization regarding their needs and how you may help.


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


RA 2022 celebrates 50 years, and plans for future

“We stand on the shoulders of giants!” said President Andy Pallotta in his address to more than 1,300 delegates as he kicked off the 50th annual NYSUT Representative Assembly at the Albany Capital Center. It was a weekend for delegates to celebrate the history and look to the future. Attendees acted on dozens of resolutions to set a course for action, including a move to support Ukraine in its struggle against the Russian invasion. Gov. Hochul, Comptroller DiNapoli, AG Tish James and more special guests inspired the gathering. Go to