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Walking Food Tour by Heather Anderson

If you’ve never had the pleasure of taking part in an HHHTA Walking Food Tour, you’ve been missing out! This year a group of troopers (it was a cold, very damp, and windy October day) set out on a packed bus to discover what Williamsburg, Brooklyn had to offer. Upon arriving in Williamsburg, [...]

Walking Food Tour by Heather Anderson2019-10-05T07:15:45-04:00

Out of the Frying Pan, Into the Light

This month marks the end of eight years serving proudly as president of our great union. In that time, I’ve been graced to work with leaders who have been part of the union movement for decades. Many would say that it’s the hardest it’s ever been. Though I wasn’t personally around to witness [...]

Out of the Frying Pan, Into the Light2019-10-05T07:11:16-04:00

Politics in Action by Matt Gribbin

Over the course of the past few years, we have seen many challenges that, if successful, would be detrimental to our profession.  These include charter schools, teacher performance evaluations tied to standardized testing, the ConCon and now Janus. Even though we are still fighting against these threats, each one has the potential to change [...]

Politics in Action by Matt Gribbin2019-03-14T13:21:02-04:00

NYSUT Women’s Committee by Debra Rothar

“Peace, Love, Solidarity, and Sisterhood” - These words are a part of the vision of the amazing women of NYSUT.  On November 2-3, 2018, the NYSUT Women’s Committee held their annual conference at NYSUT Headquarters in Latham, New York.  For a second year, I was fortunate enough to participate and serve with dynamic and [...]

NYSUT Women’s Committee by Debra Rothar2019-03-14T13:26:48-04:00

NEA New Orleans 2019 by Debra Rothar

The NEA In New Orleans Deb Rothar On January 25-27th, 2019, the National Education Association (NEA) held the Minority Leadership and Women’s Leadership Training Programs Seminar in New Orleans, Louisiana.  The purpose of the seminar is to train educators to be effective advocates for their profession. Members received training in engaging our members and [...]

NEA New Orleans 2019 by Debra Rothar2020-01-24T07:46:35-05:00

Family Movie Day 2018 by Pam Hyland

On the Saturday after Thanksgiving, it has become a yearly tradition in the Hyland house to attend the HHHTA Family Movie Day Event.  It's exciting to come home from work to tell my two boys, Benjamin (8) and Alexander (almost 7), which movie we get to go see together.  In fact, the first movie [...]

Family Movie Day 2018 by Pam Hyland2019-03-14T13:54:14-04:00

Bill Mitaritonna’s Last of the Redmen Rated 5 Stars on Amazon!

One of our own, Bill Mitaritonna, a Half Hollow Hills HS West social studies teacher and coach has self-published a memoir entitled Last of the Redmen on Amazon. It chronicles his connection with family and basketball. When asked why he decided to write this book Bill stated “About 10 years ago at Christmas, my [...]

Bill Mitaritonna’s Last of the Redmen Rated 5 Stars on Amazon!2020-01-24T07:47:49-05:00