Message from the Chair

  • Happy Holidays

    On behalf of myself and all the education leaders that make up Long Island Teachers, we want to wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas, a belated Happy Hanukkah, and a Happy and Prosperous New...

  • Happy Labor Day

    Labor Day is here once again. To quote the founder of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) Samuel Gompers:   "Labor Day differs in every essential way from the other holidays of the year in any...

  • Fighting for Our Students

    As the school year winds down, teachers on Long Island have been busy. Some districts are fighting for better contracts and are still working with no security. Education leaders and school...

  • Happy Thanksgiving

    We are now entering into the season of thanks. On Thursday, families will come together to give thanks for the many gifts and bounties they have received over the past year.  Long Island has some of...

  • Check out our Mission Video

    Below is the video that was debuted at Long Island Teachers Night with the Long Island Ducks. The night included a Long Island Teacher sponsored notebook giveaway. In the video, our Public Relations...

  • Happy Labor Day

    On behalf of the 60,000 Teachers that live and work on Long Island, I would like to wish you all a Happy Labor Day.  As active union members, this is our holiday, the only holiday dedicated to the...

  • Defending Public Education is our unified mission

    Long Island Teachers is an organization of 120 Teachers Unions across Long Island. We are charged with many tasks and each community and their school district is unique but our organization shares a...

  • Happy Holidays from your Long Island Teachers

    Message from Robert Claps, Public Outreach Chair    As we enter into the Holiday break, Long Island Teachers are encouraging our neighbors to help children in need by donating educational toys.  ...

  • Happy Labor Day from your Long Island Teachers

    Message from Robert Claps, Public Outreach Chair    On behalf of the 60,000 Teachers that live and work on our beautiful Island, I would like to wish you all a Happy Labor Day.  As active union...

  • Teachers stand with striking Verizon workers

    Working people at Verizon are on strike. After months of negotiations with Verizon, they’ve decided to take a stand to create a better workplace. Verizon workers are taking a stand to make sure the...

  • Happy Labor Day, Long Island!

    Message from Joan Deem, Public Outreach Chair The Topic is Labor Day. The first Monday in September is more than just a day off from work, the beginning of the football season, or the unofficial end...

  • Costs and Outcomes Report

    This tenth update of Long Island Education: Costs and Outcomes is the joint work product of representatives of the Long Island Education Coalition (LIEC) and the Long Island Association (LIA). These...