Resources & Links


New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) www.nysut.org
NYSUT Member Benefits www.memberbenefits.nysut.org
American Federation of Teachers (AFT) www.aft.org
National Education Association (NEA) www.nea.org
New York State Teacher Centers http://www.nyiteez.org/NYteachercenters/homepage.htm
Education Learning Trust http://www.nysut.org/cps/rde/xchg/nysut/hs.xsl/elt.htm
New York State Teacher Certification Examinations http://www.nystce.nesinc.com/

New York State Teacher Certification Fact Sheet updated Nov. 2016

TEACH Online http://www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/teach/
Engage NY http://engageny.org/
New York State Department of Education http://www.nysed.gov/
Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) http://www.p12.nysed.gov/dignityact/
Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) http://www.dol.gov/whd/fmla/
Ithaca Public Education Initiative (IPEI) http://www.ipei.org/

Family Reading Partnership http://www.familyreading.org
TST Boces http://www.tstboces.org/
United Way of Tompkins County http://www.uwtc.org/
Tompkins County Workers Center http://www.tcworkerscenter.org/
NYS Allies for Public Education http://www.nysape.org/


Retirement Resources

NYS Teacher Retirement System http://www.nystrs.org/

Retirement Information Packet
Your Blueprint for a Successful Retirement: An online planning guide (Fall 2016)
Planning to Retire? What you need to know and do (revised 8/2016)

NYSUT Retirement Services

NYSTRS – Service Salary
NYSTRS – Social Security
NYSTRS – Retirement
NYSTRS – What’s New
NYSTRS – Strength of NYSTRS


NYS Teacher Certification

All teachers employed in New York State public schools must hold a valid teaching certificate in accordance with Sections 3001 and 3009 of Education Law and Part 80 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education. Remember that your certification is your responsibility! The following resources will help guide you in understanding what you need to do to keep your certification current and who to contact for assistance.

NYSED Office of Teaching Initiatives

Contact information for the Office of Teaching Initiatives:
Tel: (518) 474-2121
Fax: (518) 447-2979
tcert@mail.nysed.gov

Search for the certificates you hold HERE.

NYSUT Research & Educational Services

Contact information for the Research & Educational Services Department:
(518) 213-6000 Ext. 6712 or (800) 342-9810
gjeffers@nysutmail.org or cmchugh@nysutmail.org

Teacher Certification Fact Sheet from NYSUT – 2014
Professional Development Fact Sheet from NYSUT – 2014

TST BOCES Regional Certification Office
Contact information for the BOCES Regional Certification Office:
257-1551 Ext. 309
tchrcert@tstboces.org

 


Sabbatical PROJECTS

We’ve created a page for sabbatical projects for you to reference.


Layoff Resources

NYSUT Handbook for Laid-off and Reentrenched Employees (updated June 2013)
Southern Tier Rapid Response Team resources packet
Tompkins Workforce New York One-Stop Career Center  (607) 272-7570
NY State of Health Marketplace  1-855-355-5777
NY State of Health Special Enrollment Fact Sheet
NYS Department of Labor – Unemployment Assistance home
NYS Department of Labor – Unemployment Insurance Guide for Teachers
NYS My Benefits – Check your eligibility for a range of work supports and services.


National Board Certification

What you need to know about National Board Certification
http://www.nysut.org/nationalboard_13124.htm

Shanker Grants available for NBC
http://www.nysut.org/nationalboard_13647.htm


ITA Collective Bargaining Agreement (Contract)

ITA CBA 2012 – 2015


Ithaca PTA

PTA Membership Application


District Calendars, Information, & Forms

ICSD Academic Calendar
Current District Tandem Calendar
2016-2017 Employee Insurance Rates
2017-2018 Payroll Calendar
Incident Report Form


ITA Contract – Employee Health Insurance

RX 3 Tier Formulary Guide


Constitutional convention

Con Con Poster

Five Facts Con Con

Con Con Fact Sheet and Concerns Flyer