Where the Common Good is the Bottom Line
PLEASE RETAIN THIS SHEET AS A REFERENCE FOR THE 2004-2005 SCHOOL YEAR
Phone FAX EMAIL: Federation—firstname.lastname@example.org
(845) 338-5422 (845) 338-0391 Trust—email@example.com
WEB ADDRESS: www.nysut.org, click ‘Locals on
KTF Executive Board of Directors
President: Hugh M. Spoljaric-KHS Professional Practices: Pat Neher-Miller
1st Vice Pres.: Lauri Naccarato-KHS Sick Day Bank: Glenn Gallagher-GW
2nd Vice Pres.: Kathy Werner-Zena Communications: Dianne Fried-Ed
Grievance: Suzanne Jordan- JWB ESP: Joan White- Ret.
Secretary: Nancy Chando-JFK Sub. Teachers: Mae Stark-Home
Treasurer: Eric Koch-KHS Retired Teachers: Anne Tucker-Home
Membership: Mary McLaughlin-Miller
AD HOC Committees
Political Action Committee- Debra WIlcox Health and Safety- Nick Avossa Teacher Center- Rich Caliendo
E.D. 13 –Laurie Naccarato, Kathy Werner Mentoring- Pat Neher New Teacher Facilitator- Kate Naughter
Cioni- Ann Bauch JFK- MaryEllen Fuoco KHS- Nick Avossa
Anna Devine- Vicki Sellers Meagher- Cookie Reis Onnie Dougherty
Chambers- Bonnie Stefanko Myer- Dale Spencer Jean McGarry
Crosby- Paul Nichols Zena- Katie Miller M. J. Reiss
Edson- Claire Van Valkenburgh S.Finn- Karen Clegg MCM- Bruce Cobb
Graves-Jeanne Stoico Pat Neher
GW- Frank Passante JWB- Joanne Donnaruma
: At-Large Paul Edelson
Ann Bauch -Myer, Diane Nowicki-Chambers, Jeanne Roper-Crosby, Vince Voerg-KHS
Anna Devine-Doris Brink G. Washington- Yvonne Perry
Lauri Rosen R.
Crosby- TBA JFK- Jeri Dernison MCM- Priscilla Lowe
Edson- Kim Williams Meagher- Hope Stoutenburg KHS-Gloria Davis, Kathy Fleck Sophie Finn- Myer- Sue Horvers Central-TBA
Warehouse- Patti Howard
Bob Cunningham- Warehouse Hugh M. Spoljaric-KHS Gail Diamond-Coleman/KCS Laura Sexton- ESP- JFK Bill Tubby-KHS Linda Armston- JWB
Board of Directors Meetings: After Sept. 14, the first Monday of every month. 9/13, 10/4, 11/1, 12/6, 1/3, 2/7, 3/7, 4/4, 5/2, 6/6
NYSUT R.A.: NYC, 4/7, 4/8
To re-enter the
ü To rejoin the KTF after returning from a leave- contact Mary McLaughlin (MCM).
ü To register a change of address contact: Mary McLaughlin (KTF@MCM), Miriam White (Kingston Trust Fund- at GW), and Carol Bell (District @ Cioni)
All new probationary appointments need KTF enrollment, sick bank forms, health insurance enrollment. Dental insurance enrollment is through the district.
*****REMINDERS REGARDING HEALTH INSURANCE*****___
Any and all changes of status, (i.e. marriage, divorce, legal separation, births, deaths, Medicare eligibility, etc.) must be reported promptly to Miriam White, in writing, at the Trust Office.
AGENCY FEE REFUND
This is to notify agency fee payers that, pursuant to Sec. 208 of the Public Employee Act, Article XIV of the Civil Service Law (Taylor Law), you are eligible for a partial refund of the fee to be paid for the upcoming 2004-05 fiscal year. Please submit your request and reasons for the refund to KTF Treasurer Eric Koch @ KHS by Sept. 30, 2004.
TEACHER UNIT NEGOTIATIONS
The KTF and District continue to negotiate a new collective bargaining agreement. Thus far, there has been agreement on 60 separate items of moderate impact. Negotiations have progressed well in an atmosphere of cordial respect. The more substantive items will now be on the table. There are negotiation sessions scheduled for September 7 and 21.
The ESP unit negotiators have met and their formal negotiations with the district will begin soon. The Kingston Substitute teachers contract meetings will begin soon.
IT’S THE VOTE! Are you registered to vote on
November 2? If you’ve moved or of you haven’t voted in two consecutive
elections, you have to re-register. It’s a simple from, available at the Post
Office or from the KTF. You can make a difference only if you’re registered and
then exercise the right. In the spring school budget vote, over 2/3 of the eligible
KTF members who live in the
AFT/NYSUT endorses the KERRY/EDWARDS slate in the presidential vote on Nov. 2.