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  • The Beacon: What's Next?

    01.29.2018/General News
    When you reflect on the last few years, it has been one long fight trying to preserve our system. Public education is again under attack and we need to stay vigilant. Together we defeated a reopening of the NYS Constitution through a vote in November. Now public education;...
  • L.I. Teachers Holiday Ad Campaign: Consider Becoming a Teacher!

    12.21.2017/General News
    The holiday season is upon us and believe it or not this is also the college application season. A teacher shortage is upon us and school districts across Long Island will be looking to hire a highly qualified, diverse staff to meet demand. So high school seniors, enjoy the...
  • Flip the Ballot Over and Vote No

    11.06.2017/General News
    */ When you go to vote, you will need to flip your ballot over to vote on Proposition 1. Once you flip your ballot, fill in the "No" box. Click here to download the sample ballot. 
  • Vote NO on Prop One Talking Points

    11.06.2017/General News
    */ Here are some talking points on why you should Vote NO to Prop One, the Constitutional Convention. Click here and here to download the flyers.
  • No Con Con Long Island Teachers Ad

    11.03.2017/General News
    */ Listen here to hear the Long Island Teachers radio advertisement reminding you to Vote NO to a Constitutional Convention on Tuesday, November 7th.  Listen: 
  • Fall Issue of the Beacon Lite: Next Chapter

    10.27.2017/General News
    As we begin another chapter in our educational careers, it seems that it must have had the longest prologue ever. Our history has been long and complicated. We have made great strides in public education and we are fearful that we will begin to take steps back. This year we are...
  • The Beacon Lite: Hello Summer!

    07.10.2017/General News
    Hello Summer! We are all excited it is here. Time to spend with friends and family. It is a time to rest mentally and physically from another year.   Though it is a time to rejuvenate it is also a time for reflection. As teachers, we constantly reflect on our year. We think of...
  • Volunteers needed for Summer Jam

    06.05.2017/General News
    Long Island Teachers are an official sponsor of this year's WBLI Summer Jam.  We will have a table outside of the Jones Beach Theatre where we will be handing out swag and talking to parents about the great work that Teachers do.  Summer Jam will be taking place on Friday June...
  • Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

    05.10.2017/General News
    Every year the National Association of Letter Carriers and the United States Postal Service, along with the United Food and Commercial Workers, AFL-CIO and more host the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.  It is one of the largest single day food drives in the country.  It is so...
  • The Educated Voter

    05.09.2017/General News
    The Bellport Teacher’s Association proudly endorses the South Country School District’s 2017 Budget and supports the following candidates for the Board of Education: Jack NixI’m inspired to bring a younger perspective to the BOE. Teachers need help to thrive in their creativity...
  • Long Island Duck's Tickets

    05.02.2017/General News
    Long Island Teachers are advertising with the Long Island Ducks, and part of the package is season tickets to all home games. They have 4 seats for each game valued at $12 each. Below is the schedule. Simply just let your Building Rep know which game you want and we will make...
  • 7th Annual Workers Memorial Mass - April 25th

    04.21.2017/General News
    A message from President Wayne White   April 28th is a day recognized annually by the union community as Workers Memorial Day, which is the anniversary of the enactment of the Occupational Safety and Health Act. Say what you will about those pesky OSHA inspections, but OSHA...