The Ithaca Teachers Association is a professional organization representing over 600 teachers, social workers, school counselors, psychologists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists, and other education professionals in the Ithaca City School District.

ITA Leadership

Union leadership consists of Officers, Chairpersons, NYSUT Delegates, Building Representatives and Committee Members. These positions are elected positions or appointed positions according to our Association Constitution and By-Laws.

ITA Administrative Assistant, Kathye Arrington, ita1375@yahoo.com


Officers, Chairpersons, Representatives

President, Adam Piasecki, adamp612@hotmail.com
1st Vice President, Kathryn Cernera, ms.cernera@gmail.com
2nd Vice President, Liz Quadrozzi 
Secretary, Matt Fellman 
Treasurer, Brian Goodman
Professional Practices and Rights Chair, Keith Thompson 
Health and Safety Chair, David Isley
Elections Chair, Ben Kirk
Social Justice Committee Chair,  TBD
Community and Member Events Co-Chairs, TBD
Political Action Chair, TBD
Membership Chair, Melissa Crawford
Solidarity Chair, Aurora Rojer
VOTECOPE Chair, Andrew Lesser

Building Representatives

  • Boynton – 
  • Dewitt – 
  • LACS – 
  • Belle Sherman – 
  • BJM –
  • Caroline – 
  • Enfield – 
  • Cayuga Heights –
  • Fall Creek – 
  • South Hill – 
  • Northeast – 
  • IHS – 

NYSUT Delegates

Iris Milich, Adam Piasecki, David Isley, Kathryn Cernera, Fan Farrell, Deb Lynn 

NYSTRS Delegates

Keith Thompson, Susan Danskin, Roz Gutterman, Adam Piasecki (alternate), Melissa Crawford (alternate)