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100 Hispanic Women Gala
01/30/09 at 6:30PM in Franklin Plaza. List of guests by table; cover memo to Gala Committee with facilitative details

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100 Hispanic Women Gala Committee Meeting
Tuesday, August 18, 2009. Program for second annual gala; committee agenda; list of sponsorship levels; correspondence

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100 Hispanic Women Third Annual Membership Meeting
Saturday, April 18, 2009. Agenda for third annual membership meeting; mission statement and list of board of directors; membership application; committee description of Capital District Chapter; April 2009 issue of Latino New York

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100 HW Annual Meeting
04/18/09 at 9:00AM in NYSUT HQ. Drafts 1 and 2 of agenda for annual membership meeting; flyer for annual meeting; memos

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100 HW Leadership Committee
7/23/08 at 6:00PM in Exec. Conf. Rm. 1. Memos with list of committee members, meeting agenda

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100 Hispanic Invoice for 2008 Gala
Invoice from NYSUT for printing

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100 Hispanic Annual Membership Mtg.
6/7/08. Outline of presentation; outline of presentation re Capital District Chapter; memos; CD disk re annual meeting; handwritten notes

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100 Hispanic Women Capital District Inc. Membership
Membership application from NYSUT vice president Maria Neira

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100 Hispanic Women Strategic Planning Forum Guidelines
Strategic Planning Forum agendas; Strategic Planning Forum Priorities; memos

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NYSUT BOCES Committee Meeting
12/11/09 at 10:30AM in NYSUT. Publication re NYS Boards of Cooperative Education (BOCES); brochure; draft discussion paper, "Draft Framework for a New York State High School Exiting Credential," December 11, 2009; agenda for NYSUT BOCES Committee meeting; list of NYSUT committee responsibilities

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BOCES
11/24/09 at 1:00PM in Conference Room A. Agenda for NYSUT/BOCES District Superintendent Committee meeting; handwritten note re meeting

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BOCES Teachers Association Meeting
11/18/09 at 5:30PM in Western NY NYSUT Office. Text of remarks by NYSUT vice president Maria Neira to ED 3 meeting; newspaper clipping re Regents effort to improve teaching; memos

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BOCES
11/11/09 at 3:00PM at Exec. Conf. Rm. 2. Handwritten notes from meeting; list of contact information for 2008- 2011 BOCES Statewide Planning Committee

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BOCES
10/27/09. Agenda for NYSUT/BOCES District Superintendent Committee

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BOCES Lobby Day
03/04/08 at Empire State Plaza. List of participants; letter reminding NYSUT officers of plans to lobby members of state legislature; related memos

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BOCES Committee Meeting
5/10/10 at 10:30AM in NYSUT Conference Center. BOCES Statewide Planning Committee agenda; Report on Special Education (cost containment proposals); draft program for 38th annual NYSUT Conference for BOCES Leadership, October 22-23; list of BOCES local presidents by ED

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BOCES District Superintendent Committee
01/27/09 at 12:30PM in Executive Conf. Rm 2. NYSUT/BOCES District Superintendent Committee agenda; list of meeting dates

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Capital Region BOCES Collaboration Day
11/19/08 at 9AM. Facilitative correspondence re meeting

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Children's Cabinet Advisory Committee
Summary of meeting of Governor's Children's Cabinet Advisory Board, August 15, 2007; communication to NYSUT vice president Maria Neira requesting submission of Appointments Questionnaire for possible appointment to advisory committee, with attached NYS Police Application for Confidential Background Investigation; list of Children's Cabinet Advisory Board Members; biographical sketches of members; work group agenda re quality early learning programs, October 30; focus group reports re child care quality rating system; draft standards; materials re quality rating system; press release from Executive Chamber, "Governor Spitzer Encourages Child Health Plus Enrollment to Insure New York's Children," August 9, 2007; report by advisory board, "A Description of New York State Early Learning Programs," August 15; Executive Order establishing the Governor's Children's Cabinet; brochure by National Center for Children in Poverty, Columbia University, "Promoting Effective Early Learning: What Every Policymaker and Educator Should Know," January 2007; document, "Universal Coverage for Children: Framing the Problem for Children's Cabinet," comparing Medicaid with Child Health Plus; related memos

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BOCES Pre-Conference Workshop
10/3/08 at 3PM in Gideon Putnam Resort, Saratoga, Springs NY. Flyer announcing BOCES Pre-Conference Workshop re disability awareness

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Oswego Boces
Reprint request forms and photographs; note of thanks to Maria Neira

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BOCES: The Tech Valley Consortium
Publication, "Connecting the P-16 Educational System & 21st Century Business Environment," with cover note to Maria Neira

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Children's Cabinet Meeting
9/3/09 at 10:30am. Descriptions and goals of Early Childhood Advisory Council workgroup, Subcommittee on Children with Incarcerated Parents, Subcommittee on Child Welfare/Juvenile Justice; New York Times editorials decrying conditions at juvenile detention facilities; policy briefs by New York State Afterschool Network (NYSCAN)

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Children's Cabinet Advisory
07/09/09 at 10:30AM in Blue Room, State Capitol. Notice of cancellation

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Tax Cap
05/07/08 at 3:30PM in Exec. Conf. Rm 2. Memos re meeting

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Stimulus Meeting
02/27/09 at 11AM in Exec. Conf. Rm 1. Memo re meeting

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Healthcare Talking Points
Talking points on health care, November 7, 2009; press release, "House Passage of Affordable Health Care Is a Victory for All Americans: Statement of Randi Weingarten, President, American Federation of Teachers," November 7, 2009

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Education Finance Research Consortium
10/31/08 at 8:30AM in State Museum. Invitation to attend presentation, "Three Reports on K-12 Education in New York State," re property taxes, financial management in charter schools, and variations in teacher contracts

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Property Tax Commission
01/15/08 at 9:15AM in Dick's Office. Memo re meeting to discuss NYSUT's role in Property Tax Commission

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The New York State Education Department 2008-2009 Regents Budget Proposal
Printed document, 2008-2009 Regents Budget Proposal

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Children's Advisory Board
06/04/09 at 10:30AM in State Capitol, Blue Room. Agenda; summary of February 26 meeting; briefing for June 4 meeting, focusing on disconnected youth; Progress Report on the Recommendations from the People First Forums, August 2008, re delivery of mental health/ developmental disabilities/alcohol abuse treatment services

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Children's Cabinet Advisory
02/26/09 at 10:30AM in Blue Room, State Capitol. Agenda; Presentations by the Subcommittee of the Workgroup on Disconnected Youth, February 26; Preliminary Recommendations to Address the Needs of Children with Incarcerated Parents; Progress Report, Local Implementation of Children's Health Insurance Enrollment Efforts Work Group; list of members of Advisory Board to be appointed to the Early Childhood Advisory Council

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Children's Cabinet
7/31/08 at 10:30AM in Blue Room of the Capitol. Memo

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Children's Cabinet
July 31, 2008 at 10:30-2:30pm in Blue Room, 2nd Fl Capitol. Agenda; Project Brief for Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems Planning Initiative; talking points re tax cap; related materials

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Children's Cabinet Advisory Bd.
05/8/08 at 10:30am in State Capitol, Blue Rm. Universal Pre-K (UPK) Implementation Work Group Report to the Advisory Board, May 8; Early Learning Financing Work Group Report to the Advisory Board, May 8; response to recommendations; budget highlights

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Children's Cabinet
02/01/08 at 10:30AM in ESP Concourse Level, Meeting Rm. 6. Meeting notice

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Children's Cabinet Advisory Committee
Filled-in appointments questionnaire, authorization for disclosure of protected health information, and application for confidential police background check for NYSUT vice president Maria Neira for appointment to the Children's Cabinet Advisory Committee; Excerpts from the NYS Public Officers Law and other laws and regulation related to Ethics in State Government, from the NYS Ethics Commission; Neira resume;

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Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies
Letter to Maria Neira from Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, urging Children's Cabinet to support proposed legislation to aid disconnected youth, December 18, 2008

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Children's Cabinet: Teenage Births, Outcomes for Teen Parents and their Children
December 2008 report by Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy, send to Maria Neira in her role as a member of the Children's Cabinet Advisory Board

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Children's Cabinet Quality Stars NY
Program for 30th Anniversary Celebration for Center for Women in Government and Civil Society, September 25, 2008; meeting summary for Quality Stars NY webinar; description of Quality Stars NY, a program of the NYS Office of Children and Family Services

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Committee of 100 NYSUT
March 23-24, 2009. Agenda for lobby day; tip sheet on effective lobbying; list of members of Assembly and Senate Education Committee, Higher Education Committee, Ways and Means Committee, Finance Committee, with office numbers; note sheets for use after meetings with individual legislators; list of members of NYSUT Legislative Department; briefing sheets re issues of importance to NYSUT (K-12, SUNY, CUNY, retirement, health and safety)

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Committee of 100
03/15-16/10. Agenda for lobby day; tip sheet on effective lobbying; list of members of Assembly and Senate Education Committee, Higher Education Committee, Ways and Means Committee, Finance Committee, with office numbers; note sheets for use after meetings with individual legislators; list of members of NYSUT Legislative Department; briefing sheets re issues of importance to NYSUT (K-12, SUNY, CUNY, retirement, health care, charter schools); flyer re teachers centers; letter to legislators in advance of lobby day

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Committee of 100
05/11/10. Agenda for lobby day; tip sheet on effective lobbying; list of members of Assembly and Senate Education Committee, Higher Education Committee, Ways and Means Committee, Finance Committee, with office numbers; note sheets for use after meetings with individual legislators; list of members of NYSUT Legislative Department; briefing sheets re issues of importance to NYSUT (K-12, SUNY, CUNY, retirement, health and safety); projected school district job losses, updated May 10, 2010

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NYSUT Committee of 100 Meeting
02/03/09 at 10AM in Albany, NY. Agenda for extraordinary meeting of Committee of 100/lobby day; tip sheet on effective lobbying; list of members of Assembly and Senate Education Committee, Higher Education Committee, Ways and Means Committee, Finance Committee, with office numbers; note sheets for use after meetings with individual legislators; list of members of NYSUT Legislative Department; issues briefing sheet

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Committee of 100 Higher Education Lobby Day
March 2-3, 2009. Testimony to the Senate Finance Committee on the proposed 2009-10 Executive Budget, prepared by Professional Staff Congress/CUNY, January 15, 2009; agenda for higher education lobby day; tip sheet on effective lobbying; list of members of Assembly and Senate Education Committee, Higher Education Committee, Ways and Means Committee, Finance Committee, with office numbers; note sheets for use after meetings with individual legislators; flyer, Invest in Higher Education

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Committee of 100
05/12-13/08. Agenda for lobby day; tip sheet on effective lobbying; list of members of Assembly and Senate Education Committee, Higher Education Committee, Ways and Means Committee, Finance Committee, with office numbers; note sheets for use after meetings with individual legislators; list of members of NYSUT Legislative Department; briefing sheets re issues of importance to NYSUT (K-12, SUNY, CUNY, retirement, health and safety)

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Committee of 100
03/17-18/08. Agenda for lobby day; tip sheet on effective lobbying; list of members of Assembly and Senate Education Committee, Higher Education Committee, Ways and Means Committee, Finance Committee, with office numbers; note sheets for use after meetings with individual legislators; list of members of NYSUT Legislative Department; briefing sheets re issues of importance to NYSUT (K-12, SUNY, CUNY), opposition to tax cap

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Committee of 100
3/17/08 in Desmond. Agenda for Political Action Committee meeting and lobby day

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Committee of 100
05/07-08/07 at 8PM in Desmond Hotel. NYSUT Research Department Contract Language for Peer Review and or Portfolio (actual contract language from various locals); State Education Department Regents Priority Proposal: Adding to the Prospective Pool of Qualified Teachers: Re-Employing Retired Public Employees as Teachers in Hard-to-Staff Schools; working drafts of growth models; materials re tenure decisions; handwritten notes from meeting

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Committee of 100
05/11-12/09. Agenda for lobby day; tip sheet on effective lobbying; list of members of Assembly and Senate Education Committee, Higher Education Committee, Ways and Means Committee, Finance Committee, with office numbers; note sheets for use after meetings with individual legislators; list of members of NYSUT Legislative Department; briefing sheets re issues of importance to NYSUT (K-12, higher education, health and safety issues, labor and retirement)

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Committee of 100
05/11-12/09 in Desmond Hotel. Agenda for lobby day; tip sheet on effective lobbying; list of members of Assembly and Senate Education Committee, Higher Education Committee, Ways and Means Committee, Finance Committee, with office numbers; note sheets for use after meetings with individual legislators; list of members of NYSUT Legislative Department; briefing sheets re issues of importance to NYSUT (K-12, higher education, health and safety issues, labor and retirement, social justice)

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Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute 2008 Sponsorship Options
Informational brochure

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Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
9/7-10/08 in DC. AFT memo re institute's Public Policy Conference; materials re annual gala

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Contract for Excellence Update Meeting
4/10/08 at 2:30pm in Hilton, NYC. Discussion paper for Regents, "Proposed Revisions to the Regulations of the Commissioner Relating to Contracts for Excellence," February 5; memo from NYSUT vice president Maria Neira to locals re Contract for Excellence update and meeting, March 11

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Anne Schiano Meeting: They will meet after the Regents
01/13/09.Memos re meeting date; paper by Justin Minkel, 2997 Arkansas Teacher of the Year, "Reflections on Education Policy Related to English Learners"; draft chart, "Performance Indicators with Benchmarks Integrating ESL Performance Indicators into the ELA/ESL Revised Standards"

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ELA/ESL Standards Review Panel
6/26-27/2008. Agenda for June 26-27 meeting of the ELA/ESL Standards Review Panel

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ELA/ESL Standards
4/24/08. Draft document, "Educating English Language Learners: What the Research Does -- and Does Not -- Tell Us"; agenda for Regents Learning Standards Review Initiative Public Forum on the Review of the ELA/ESL Standards

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ELA/ESL Panel
Panel recommendations and researchers

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ELA/ESL Learning Standards DRAFT Versions
Presentation outline of Regents Standards Review Initiative at Board of Regents meeting, December 15, 2008; Partnership for the 21st Century Skills Review of NYS Standard English Language Arts K-12, January 22, 2009; draft reading performance indicators for pre-kindergarten, grade 5, and grade 9

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ESL Reseachers
Individual biographies of ESL researchers

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Spanish/Hispanic/Latino Quotations
6/5/08. Quotations on leadership and the Latino experience

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Hispanic Participation in Technology Careers Summit
5/5-6/08. Report prepared for summit, "A Matter of Trust: Ten Key Insights from Recent Public Opinion Research on Attitudes about Education Among Hispanic Parents, Students, and Young Adults"

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Hispanic Federation: Reform Agenda
Report, "Confronting the Latino Academic Achievement Gap: A Reform Agenda"

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Janella Hinds Conference Call
11/05/09 at 2PM. Report of the NYSUT High School Initiatives Task Force on Improving Graduation Rates

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Credit Recovery
11/06/08 at 1PM in SED, NYC. NYSUT Talking Points on Credit Recovery, the practice of allowing students to make up for lack of classroom attendance, sometimes through online courses, in order to improve school district graduation rates; article from New York Times, April 11, 2008; reports/marketing materials by online learning companies

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NYSUT High School Initiative Task Force on Improving Graduation Rates
Agenda for task force meeting, October 15; draft report; articles; related materials; handwritten notes

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High School Initiative Task Force
09/22/08 at 10AM in NYSUT HQ. Memos; agenda for NEA Leadership Forum

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High School Initiatives Task Force
05/14/08 at 10AM in NYSUT HQ. Agenda; handwritten outline of problem; presentation, "NYS High School Graduation and Dropout Rates: Looking at Low Performing Students"; recommendations; related materials

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High School Initiatives Task Force - Maria
05/14/08. Agenda; timeline; list of members; related materials

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NYSUT HS Initiatives Task Force
2/8/08. Summary by Fact Finders, "2008 NYSUT HS Initiatives Student and Parent Study"

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Task Force on High School Initiatives
Charge to the task force; background re establishment of task force; list of members; reports of the first vice president (Maria Neira), updating on high school initiative, prepared for the NYSUT Board of Directors

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FAIR: Legislative Analysis
The DREAM Act (Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2007) legislative analysis by Federation for American Immigration Reform

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NYSUT Local Action Project Carmel Teacher's Association
Tarrytown regional office, local presidents' conference; newsletter; list of LAP events; presentation summary re LAP; memorabilia

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NYSUT Local Action Project
7/22/10. Presentation materials, "Defining Excellence in Our Professions," NYSUT Local Action Project, July 22, 2010

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LAP: The Gideon Putnam
07/21-24/09. At-a-glance agenda for Local Action Project Conference; related materials

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LAP Committee
09/30/08 at 2PM in Conf. Rm. C. List of local funding requests, September 12; LAP budget forms from locals

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LAP Conference
7/21-25/08 in Fort Henry, Lake George. NYSUT vice president Maria Neira welcome and opening remarks

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LAP Applications
02/29/08 at 11:30AM in Maria's Office. LAP applications from locals

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LAP Summer Planning Conference
Summary of participant feedback; evaluation report; thank-you letter to Niera from Association of Career and Technical Education Administrators for use of facility

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Local and Retiree Council Presidents Conference Planning Mtg.
09/10/09 at 1:30PM in Exec. Rm. 1. Local and Retiree Council Presidents Conference Planning Committee minutes, April 24; conference tentative schedule (pre-Representative Assembly); planning committee agenda; summary and results of 2009 Local Presidents Conference Survey

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National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
11/06-07/09 in Washington, DC. Registration form for Maria Neira; talking points for Finance Committee telephone call meeting; agenda for NBPTS Board of Directors meeting; highlights of development activities; financial update; report of nominating committee; minutes of meeting of Executive Committee via conference call, October 20

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NBPTS
07/15-18/09 in Atlanta, GA. Attendance list for Board of Directors meeting; CDs; publicity materials

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NBPTS: Conflict of Interest Policy
Director disclosure statement for Maria Neira; Code of Ethics; Conflict of Interest Policy; related memos

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NBPTS Code of Ethics
Code of Ethics; related memo; statement by Maria Neira, "Vote. Get Involved. Make a Difference."

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NBPTS
02/28/06. Investment guidelines, June 2003; issues of Education Week; list of committees; fact sheet, "About National Board Certification"; newspaper clippings; Executive Committee meeting agenda, February 28, 2007; minutes of October 13, 2006, meeting; talking points re Harris and Sass research re effects of NBPTS-certified teachers on student achievement

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NBPTS Board of Directors Meeting
03/27-28/09. Tabbed materials

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NBPTS Board of Directors Meeting
04/04-05/08. Tabbed materials

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NBPTS Executive Committee Conference Call
10/20/09 at 4:30PM. Minutes of Executive Committee meeting of May 20, 2009; agenda for October 20 conference call; outline, "Draft Mid-Year Cuts Campaign"

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NBPTS Conf. Call
05/20/09 at 4PM in Maria's office. Minutes of Executive Committee meeting of March 27, 2009; nomination form for James A. Kelly Award for First Lady Michelle Obama; nomination for Kelly Award for Education Secretary Arne Duncan; nomination for Arthur Wise; list of nominees; description of James A. Kelly Award

  2  
NBPTS: President/CEO Performance Assessment
Performance Planning and Assessment Program materials; memo; schedule

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Performance Goals for President/CEO of NBPTS
Timeline; memos

  2  
NBPTS Conf. Call
9/22/08 at 5PM in Maria's office. Agenda for Executive Committee conference call, August 14; minutes of April 3 meeting; second quarter financial review; performance progress report

  2  
NBPTS Exec. Comm. Conf. Call
8/14/08 at 4PM. Agenda for August 14 conference call; president/CEO performance goals; progress report

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NBPTS Executive Committee
04/04-05/08 at 10AM TBD. Tabbed materials re president/CEO Performance Planning and Assessment Program

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NBPTS Executive Committee Meeting
4/3/08 TBD. Tentative agenda; memos; handwritten notes

  2  
NBPTS Finance Committee Conference Call
10/21/09 at 6:00pm. Agenda; talking points; memos; minutes of September 23 meeting; confidential detailed memo re approval of 2010 general and administrative budget, October 16

  2  
NBPTS Finance Committee Conference Call
9/23/09 at 6:00PM. Agenda; talking points; minutes of August 24 meeting; financial review

  2  
NBPTS Finance Committee Conference Call
8/24/09 at 6:00PM. Agenda; talking points; minutes of July 2 meeting; financial review

  2  
NBPTS: Financial Committee Conf. Call
05/21/09 at 6:00PM. Agenda; talking points; minutes of March 27 meeting; financial review

  2  
NBPTS: Financial Committee
03/27-28/09 in Arlington, VA. Agenda for Finance Committee meeting of March 27; agenda for Executive Committee meeting of March 27; minutes of Executive Committee meeting of November 7, 2008; minutes of Finance Committee meeting of March 3, 2009; memo re office space lease; Report of Finance Committee: 2008 Financial Results and 2009 Comprehensive Budget; memo re leadership competencies assessment for president/CEO

  2  
NBPTS: Financial Committee Conf. Call
03/03/09 at 5:30PM. Talking points for meeting; agenda; minutes of February 11 meeting; confidential detailed memo re 2008 estimated results of financial operations

  2  
NBPTS: Financial Committee Conf. Call
02/11/09 at 5:30PM. Agenda; talking points; confidential financial overview

  2  
John Zimmerman Meeting
12/12/08 at 9AM in Dick's office. Letter to NYSUT vice president Maria Neira, congratulating her on her election as chair of NBPTS Finance Committee, November 12, 2008; AFT financial statements

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NBPTS
12/04/08 at 12:30PM in Maria's office. Financial report, December 31, 2007; Federal Awards Supplemental Information, December 31, 2007; September 2008 financial review; related memos

  2  
NBPTS Conference and Exhibition
07/15-18/09 in Atlanta, Georgia. Conference program

  2  
National Board Certification Program
Greater Capital Region Teacher Center folder with informational brochures and fact sheets

  2  
NYS & NBPTS
July 7, 2008, at Exec. 2. Bullet points

  2  
NBPTS
05/16/08 at 3PM in SED. Draft meeting agenda, "Taking Inventory and Moving Forward: National Board Certification in NYS"; related memo

  2  
AFT NBPTS Conference Call
02/12/08 at 5PM. Notes from planning meeting 3, "In Pursuit of Excellence: Celebrating the Accomplished Teacher," January 11, 2007; memo and outline of discussion questions for conference call

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NBPTS/Albert Shanker Grant
Chart of contracts with National Board Certification incentives

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NBPTS Ballot: James A. Kelly Award
Ballot from NYSUT vice president Maria Neira in her role as member of the Board of Directors of National Board for Professional Teaching Standards; letter to Board of Directors recommending that the James A. Kelly Award for Advancing Accomplished Teaching go to Gov. Roy E. Barnes and Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond

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NBPTS Incumbent Director's Consent-to-Questionnaire Form
Blank and filled-in forms

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NBPTS Incumbent Director's Consent-to-Serve Questionnaire
Filled-in form by Maria Neira; instruction to Neira re how to fill out form, including draft responses; blank forms; Report of 2007 Nominating Committee

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NBPTS President/CEO Leadership Competencies Assessment Executive Committee Summary
Performance plan and related confidential materials

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NBPTS Executive Committee Meeting Materials
02/28/07 in Arlington, VA. Agenda; minutes of December 8, 2006, meeting of working group; 2006 Financial Results of Operations; 2003-2006 Selected Progress Indicators; brochure, "Making the Commitment to Accomplished Teaching: Q and A for 2007 National Board Certification"; fact sheet, "About National Board Certification"

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NCLB (No Child Left Behind) Task Force Webcast
January 14, 2009 at 2:00-4:30. Agenda; AFT position papers, "Investing in a Well-Qualified Teacher in Every Classroom," "Community Schools," "Focus on High-Achieving Low-Income Students," other issues

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Conf. Call NCLB Task Force Web Meeting
1/8/09. Facilitative memos

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Alternative Proposal to NCLB
5/22/08 with Lunch at Hilton, Chevy Chase Run (Terrace Level). NCLB Task Force meeting agenda, April 17-18, 2008; statement by Randi Weingarten, president, United Federation of Teachers, to the Association for a Better New York, "Accountability in New York City's Public Schools," March 13, 2008; highlights of the proposed accountability reports; list of NCLB Task Force members; related documents

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NCLB Task Force
5/22/08 at 12:15-1:45PM. Memo from executive vice president Antonia Cortese, inviting task force members to attend meeting with AFT vice president Randi Weingarten to develop alternatives to No Child Left Behind accountability proposals

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AFT NCLB Task Force
04/17-18/08 in Washington, DC. Overview of the Academic Performance Index; questions for discussion of the Elementary Index; related documents

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NCLB (No Child Left Behind)
Report by the Commission on No Child Left Behind, "Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the Promise to Our Nation's Children," 2007; report by the National Middle School Association, "Success in the Middle: A Policymaker's Guide to Achieving Quality Middle Level Education," 2006; other reports and article reprints

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NCLB
Draft report by the Commission on No Child Left Behind, "Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the Promise to Our Nation's Children"; Rand Corporation report, "The Role of Districts in Fostering Instructional Improvement: Lessons from Three Urban Districts Partnered with the Institute for Learning," 2005: AFT report, "NCLB: Let's Get It Right," n.d.

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NCLB PowerPoint
10/19-20/07. Presentation at NYSUT Board of Directors meeting; document, "Landmark Agreement for Pension Benefits and School-Wide Bonuses Brings Professional Gains to NYC Public School Educators"

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NCLB Task Force Meeting
9/14/07 at 2PM in Video Conf. Room. Call for meeting of the No Child Left Behind Task Force

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NCLB Meeting
09/06/06 at 10:30AM in Maria's Office. Presentation by Maria Neira to the NYS Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators re Campaign for Fiscal Equity, "Can CFE Close the Achievement Gap?" February 18, 2006; memos

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Proposal of NCLB Video
Letter from NYSUT vice president Maria Neira to Door Knob Films LLC, expressing support for documentary project, "No Teacher Left Behind," referencing $10,000 grant from NYSUT to assist in production, June 24, 2008; copy of check; proposal for video documentary and request for support, with budget, April 5, 2008

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NCLB Growth Model Proposal in Rochester
Letter from Kenmore Teachers Association to State Education Department

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Miller/Mckeon ESEA Title 1 Draft Bill
Memo from Maria Neira to NYSUT officers re NYSUT position on Miller/McKeon draft of reauthorization of Title I of the No Child Left Behind Act

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Gillibrand: NCLB
NYSUT document, "NCLB: Time for a Change: Recommendations to the United States Congress," March 12, 2007

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NYS AFL-CIO Executive Council
12/18/09 at 11:30AM in Sheraton NY Hotel. Minutes of meeting of June 16, 2009; letter to Maria Neira re December 18 meeting

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NYS AFL-CIO Workforce Development Inst. Conf. Call
06/23/09 at 2:30PM. Facilitative memo

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NYS AFL-CIO Executive Council Meeting
06/16/09 at 12:30PM in Crowne Plaza. Agenda; secretary-treasurer's report; NYS AFL-CIO Budget Analysis for the period July 1, 2008, through March 31, 2009; minutes of December 19, 2008, Executive Council meeting; 2009-2010 Proposed Budget; press advisory, "Join New Yorkers In Support of Their Union Brother's (sic) and Sisters And the Workers of Puerto Rico!" with attached materials, June 15, 2009; brochure re labor law at Fordham Law School; related materials; memo re Senate introduction of 9/11 Health Compensation Fund, June 16, 2009; flyer for national health care reform rally and lobby day, June 28; NYS AFL-CIO Document Retention Policy; Conflict of Interest Policy; Whistleblower Protection Policy; Community Outreach Department Report; Executive Summary, Young Unionists' Conference, May 7-9, 2009

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NYS AFL-CIO/NYC Central Labor Council Executive Board
10/22/08 at 12:30PM in Sheraton NY Hotel. Publication by the Fiscal Policy Institute, "The State of Working New York 2007: Encouraging Recent Gains but Troubling Long-Term Trends"; presentation, "With the end of Wall Street as we knew It, what lies ahead? New York's economic and fiscal challenges"; report, "New York's Rising Unemployment: The Other Crisis in Albany"; NYS AFL-CIO document, "Labor 2008: Targeted Races," tracking canvassing activity; flyer invitation to NYS AFL-CIO breakfast in honor of Attorney General Andrew Cuomo

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NYS AFL-CIO Executive Council
09/04/08 at 11:30AM in Grand Hyatt, NYC. Draft AFT concept paper, Innovation Fund, September 2, 2008; agenda; conference call meeting minutes, August 26, 2008

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NYS AFL-CIO Executive Council Meeting
06/17/08 at 11:30AM in Albany, New York. Agenda; meeting minutes of December 7, 2007; NYS AFL-CIO Budget Analysis; 2008-2009 Proposed Budget; Secretary-Treasurer's Report; NYS AFL-CIO Investment Policy; Resolution 2, submitted by AFL-CIO Executive Council, "A Diverse Movement Calls for Diverse Leadership," 2005; charts of targeted NY Congressional Districts; flyers for receptions for political candidates

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NYS AFL-CIO Exec. Council
06/17/08 at 11:30AM in Albany Crowne Plaza. Minutes of meeting; facilitative correspondence

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Workforce Development Institute Board Meeting
6/11/08 at 10:00AM in the Troy Office. Agenda for Board of Directors meeting; draft employee manual; program reports; Executive Director's Report; financial statements; publications of photographs and stories by workers and families of UAW Local 465 and others, "Unseen America New York State"

  2  
NYS AFL-CIO Rally
9/8/07 at 10AM in NYC. Invitation to Maria Neira to Labor Day rally in support of proposed federal legislation for medical monitoring and treatment for 9/11 first responders and other workers whose long-term health was affected by the attack

  2  
NYS AFL-CIO Executive Council Meeting
07/10/07 in Sheraton, New York. Agenda; report on the BALCONY (Business and Labor Coalition of New York) Universal Health Care Forum, "Affordable Health Care for New York Prescriptions for a Health State"; projected budget

  2  
Peer Review & PSPB
05/04/09 at 2PM in Maria's Office. Agenda; evaluation sheets; thank-you letters to seminar panelists

  2  
Peer Review Conf. for Local Leaders
12/5/08 at 9AM in Auditorium. Agenda; bio of Antonia Cortese; suggested questions for panel presentation; presentation bullet points; resolution adopted by AFT, Peer Assistance and Review for New Teachers: Taking Charge of Our Profession; issue of AFT American Educator, fall 2008

  2  
NYSUT Peer Review Seminar
12/05/08. Agenda; seminar materials; handwritten notes

  2  
Web Meeting - Draft Resolution on Peer Asst. and Review
01/17/08. Draft and revised resolutions re peer assistance and review; related memo; instructions for web meeting

  2  
Peer Assistance and Review
Comments on draft resolution from Maria Neira

  2  
Senate Democratic Hispanic Task Force Forum
6/24/08 at 3PM in Senate Russell Office. Talking points for legislative visits; invitation to Maria Neira from Senators Ken Salazar and Richard Menendez, co-chairs of Senate Democratic Hispanic Task Force, to attend forum with Latino labor union leaders re concerns of working families; handwritten notes; materials on the Employee Free Choice Act; memos

  2  
Somos El Futuro Debrief
5/30/08 at 10AM in Exec. Conf. Rm 1. Memo re meeting

  2  
2009 Somos Conference
April 2-5, 2009. Memo re logistics of maintaining a NYSUT presence at the Somos conference

  2  
NBPTS Executive Committee Conference Call
12/15/09. Agenda; minutes of November 6, 2009, meeting; National Board of Professional Teaching Standards Accomplished Principal Standards

  3  
Somos El Futuro
April 25-27, 2008 at the Egg, Albany, NY. Talking points for Maria Neira; NYSUT bullet points, "Fulfilling America's Promise: Improving Educational Opportunities for Hispanic Children," April 25; booklet for luncheon awards program; agenda

  3  
Somos El Futuro
Caucus Weekend 2008 & Somos El Futuro Conferences memorandum

  3  
Somos El Futuro Puerto Rico
Program for 2nd Annual Latino Upstate Summit, October 17, 2008; memo to Maria Neira re Somos Conference held in Puerto Rico, with agenda and registration form

  3  
21st Annual Somos El Futuro Conference
On 04/25-27/08 in Albany, New York. Program

  3  
Somos El Futuro 20th Annual Legislative Conference
04/27-30/07. Preliminary agenda; Awards Luncheon Program; NYSUT Guide to Special Education brochures in English and Spanish; AFT brochures, Pathways to Success, in English and Spanish; NYSUT flyer in English and Spanish

  3  
Race To The Top (RTTT)
Race to the Top Program Executive Summary, U.S. Department of Education, November 2009; full funding guidelines for publication in the Federal Register; Race to the Top Program Preamble and Major Changes; Race to the Top Application for Initial Funding

  3  
RTTT
10/15/09. NYSUT Comments Regarding the Report on Improving the Preparation, Recruitment, and Retention of Urban Educators

  3  
Race to the Top
8/19/09. Education Initiatives agenda; draft, Education Initiatives: Next Steps for NYSUT; presentation bullet points

  3  
RTTT Applications: TN, DE, LA, MA and FL
Comparative narratives

  3  
RTTT: Weingarten AFT News Release
Statement by Randi Weingarten, president, American Federation of Teachers, on "Race to the Top" Grant Awards, March 29, 2010; note about New York losing RTTT grant, NYSUT position

  3  
NYS AFL-CIO Annual Labor Celebration
12/18/08 at Sheraton NY Hotel. Invitation to NYS AFL-CIO Annual Labor Celebration

  3  
NYS AFL-CIO Annual Labor Celebration
12/17/09 at 6:00-9:00PM at Sheraton NY Hotel. Letter inviting NYSUT vice president Maria Neira; invitation to gala

  3  
AFL-CIO Workforce Development Institute
01/28/09. Facilitative memo

  3  
NYS AFL-CIO Conflict of Interest Policy
Policy document, with cover letter; signed statement by Maria Neira, agreeing to policy

  3  
NYS AFL-CIO: NYC Airport (Delta Airlines)
Letter to Maria Neira, describing anti-union efforts by Delta Airlines; open letter to Delta CEO from Neira, "An Appeal for Fairness at Delta Airlines"

  3  
Task Force on Creating Pathways for New York's Youth
Meeting agenda, May 24, 1991; outline of issues; notes for NYSUT president Tom Hobart

  3  
Career Pathways Subcommittee Meetings
Agenda, June 26, 1991; list of subcommittee assignments; reports from advisory councils from other states; report, New York State Job Training: Workforce Preparation Evaluation Program Plan; testimony by National Alliance of Business before the House Ways and Means Committee re "Education and Human Resource Factors Affecting U.S. International Competitiveness," June 5, 1991

  3  
Career Pathways Meeting [folder 1 of 2]
Wednesday, August 28 at 11:00AM in Syracuse Regional Office. Memo re meeting; U.S. Department of Labor Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills report, "What Work Requires of Schools: A SCANS Report for America 2000," June 1991; brochure version; executive summary of U.S. General Accounting Office report

  3  
Career Pathways Meeting [folder 2 of 2]
Wednesday, August 28 at 11:00AM at Syracuse Regional Office. Agenda for meeting of Standards and Inclusion Subcommittee, June 26; plans from Virginia and Wisconsin for improving workforce preparation

  3  
Characteristics of Ideal Learning Environments
Document

  3  
Youth Apprenticeship, American Style: A Strategy for Expanding School and Career Opportunities
December 7, 1990. Report of a conference by Consortium on Youth Apprenticeship

  3  
New York State Job Training Partnership Council
Publication, "A Statement of Policy on Youth Employment Investments in New York State"

  3  
The ASVAB Workbook - Exploring Careers
Exploring Careers: The ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) Workbook

  3  
National Center on Education and the Economy - America's Choice: High Skills or Low Wages!
The Report of The Commission on the Skills of the American Workforce

  3  
Education and Human Services Consortium - Structuring Interagency Partnerships to Connect Children and Families with Comprehensive Services
Joint publication of the Education and Human Services Consortium

  3  
U.S General Accounting Office - Training Strategies: Preparing Noncollege Youth for Employment in the U.S and Foreign Countries
May 1990. U.S. General Accounting Office Report to Congressional Requesters

  3  
At Risk: A Nation and Its Youth-The National Youth Employment and Training Conference
NYS Department of Labor (?) publication

  3  
New York State Job Training Partnership Council-Creating a Vision: The Workforce Preparation System Of the Future
Publication

  3  
State Education Department-Education Statistics New York State
January 1991. Booklet prepared especially for members of the legislature

  3  
New York State Job Training Partnership Council
NY State Education Department Basic and Expanded Basic Skills: Scales for Validation Study, July 1990; fact sheet from the White House, "America 2000: The President's Education Strategy," April 18, 1991; Statement of Senator Edward M. Kennedy at the Executive Session on S. 2, "The Strengthening Education for American Families Act"; Report to the Board of Regents on Career Preparation Validation Study; article, "Preparing a World-Class Work Force," Vocational Education Journal, May 1991; Pathways for New York State's Youth, showing charts for enrollment and graduation activity, 1985-89, comparison of percentage of public and private school graduates entering institutions of higher learning

  3  
Career Pathways Task Force
October 31. Notice of meeting; Proposal by the Rochester School-to-Work Transition Initiative, October 28, 1991; Cornell University publication, "Creating Apprenticeship Opportunities for Youth: A Progress Report from the Youth Apprenticeship Demonstration Project in Broome County, NY," September 1991; brochure, "The University at Albany: A $4 Billion Engine for Economic Growth 1990-1999"; Statement of Senator Edward M. Kennedy at the Introduction of "The High Skills, Competitive Workforce Act of 1991," October 1; Cornell publication, "Adapting German Apprenticeship to New York State: Report on a Symposium Convened by S. H. Hamilton," June 7, 1990; Outline of Proposed Recommendations and Recommendation Options of the Task Force on Creating Career Pathways for New York's Youth; updates by subcommittees; related memos

  3  
Task Force on Creating Career Pathways [folder 1 of 3]
Monday, October 7 at 10:30AM in Room 5-B, SED. Monthly Labor Review article, "Shared Training: Lessons from Germany," March 1991; draft task force reports

  3  
Task Force on Creating Career Pathways [folder 2 of 3]
Monday, October 7 at 10:30AM in Room 5-B, SED. Meeting materials, including draft report, proposed recommendations, and cover letter

  3  
Task Force on Creating Career Pathways [folder 3 of 3]
Monday, October 7 at 10:30AM in Room 5-B, SED. Proposed recommendations and options; other documents

  3  
Administrative Committee
10/20/09 at 12 Noon in Auditorium. NYSUT document, "Managing a Harassment-Free and Respectful Workplace"; training program evaluation forms; memo calling meeting, noting training topic

  3  
Administrative Committee
6/09/09 at 1:00PM. Agenda; presentation bullet points re Obama's Pre-K-Higher Education agenda; AFT presentation points, "The View from the States"; presentation, "Expanding the Promise of Education in America," White House Domestic Policy Council

  3  
Administrative Committee
1/27/09 at 1:00PM. Memo

  3  
Administrative Committee
9/24/08 at 10:00AM. Keynote Speech by NYSUT Vice President Maria Neira to the Capital Region Human Resources Association Diversity Gala, October 16, 2008; handwritten notes; training materials on trust and self-evaluation for integrity

  3  
Administrative Committee
6/10/08 at 1PM in Auditorium. Agenda; AFT presentation bullet points, "From Members to Unionists: Connecting with NYSUT's Next Generation"

  3  
Administrative Committee
3/11/08 at 1PM in Auditorium. Agenda; discussion group notes

  3  
Administrative Committee Meeting
1/30/08 at 11PM in NYSUT Auditorium. Agenda; article from WorkingUSA: The Journal of Labor and Society, "A Strategic Choice Framework for Union Decision Making," March 2005; presentation bullet points, "Strategic Choice and Building Union Capacity"; handwritten notes

  3  
Advisory Committee
11/04/09 at 1PM in Conf. Rm B&C. Agenda; press releases: from Department of Labor, "Statement by U.S. Secretary Hilda L. Solis on reports detailing international child labor and forced labor," and from National Labor Committee, "Retail Giant Flouts Recommendation of Centers for Disease Control: Wal-Mart's Sick Leave Policy Risks Spreading Swine Flu," November 3, 2009; definition of NYSUT's Social Justice Agenda

  3  
Advisory Committee
3/18/09 at 1:00PM. Agenda; Report of Vice President Maria Neira

  3  
Advisory Committee
10/14/08 at 1:30PM in Conf. Rm. B&C. Memo

  3  
Advisory Committee
6/4/08 at 1PM in Conf. Rm A&B. Agenda; radio script by Shorr Johnson Magnus Strategic Media opposing proposed property tax cap; related communications plan; draft of letter to state legislators; Code of Ethics Frameworks for NYSUT Local Leaders, Benefit Fund Trustees and Their Employees Provided by NYSUT Member Benefits Trust; confidential memorandum from NYSUT general counsel James Sandner re ethics issues raised by association with Harris, Conway and Donovan, June 3, 2008; New York Times editorial re property tax cap; press release from National Education Association (NEA) recommending endorsement of Barack Obama for president, June 3, 2008; NYSUT Briefing Bulletin, "Summary of the Report of the Commission on Property Tax Relief," June 2008

  3  
NYSUT Board of Directors
12/04-05/09 at Headquarters. Draft discussion paper, "NYSUT's Principles for Leading Excellence in Higher Education"; consolidated financial statements, draft as of September 1, 2009; report of vice president Neira; report of general counsel; resolution in support of reconsideration of marriage equality bill; issues briefing papers; Report of the NYSUT High School Initiatives Task Force on Improving Graduation

  3  
NYSUT Board of Directors
09/25-26/09. Presentation for Board of Directors, "NYSUT Redistricting Background and Resolutions"; Representative Assembly materials (tentative program, deadlines); financial statements for NYSUT Building Corporation as of July 31, 2009; Report of the Executive Director; NYSUT Member Benefits Trust and Corporation Report; Conflict of Interest Policy for NYSUT Officials and Employees

  3  
NYSUT Board of Directors
7/23/09 at Saratoga Hilton Hotel. Agenda; minutes of Board of Directors meeting of April 1, 2009; minutes of Executive Committee meetings of June 4 and May 12, 2009; reports of officers; NYSUT Building Corporation financial statements as of May 31, 2009; Building Corporation membership meeting minutes of July 23, 2009; memo re proposed building purchase, July 23, 2009; requests for affiliation; presentation points re redistricting; NYSUYT Constitution and Bylaws, effective 2009-2010; Implementation of Actions by the 2009 NYSUT Representative Assembly, April 2-4, 2009

  3  
NYSUT Board of Directors
07/23/09 at 9AM in Saratoga Hilton. Report of vice president Maria Neira, focusing on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and the Race to the Top; biography of Regent Chancellor Merryl Tisch; handwritten notes; NSYUT presentation points, "Using the Power of LAP (local action project) to Improve/Enhance Achievement"

  3  
NYSUT Board of Directors
2/27-28/09. Update from State Education Department on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA); report of vice president Neira

  3  
NYSUT Board of Directors
2/27/09-2/28/09. Agenda; minutes of meeting of December 12-13, 2008; minutes of Executive Committee meeting of January 15, 2009; legislative report; officers reports; publication, Educator's Voice, NYSUT's journal of best practices in education, spring 2009; NYSUT Building Corporation financial statements; related materials

  3  
Workforce Development Institute Board of Directors Meeting
01/28/09. Agenda; employee manual (draft), effective April 1, 2008; executive director's report; program reports; status of contracts

  3  
NYSUT Board of Directors
12/12-13/08. Agenda; 2009 NYSUT Representative Assembly Committee Nominations, revised as of December 12, 2008; presentation of dues proposal; minutes of Executive Committee meeting of October 24, 2008; proposed amendments to NYSUT Constitution and bylaws; officers reports

  3  
NYSUT Board of Directors Retreat Meeting
9/29/08 at 3PM in Kathleen's Office. Report of Committee to Review Responsibilities of Board Members; excerpt from NYSUT Policy Manual re Board of Directors

  3  
NYSUT Board of Directors
8/12-13/08. Agenda; 2008-09 NYSUT Budget; minutes of Executive Committee meeting of August 13, 2008; officers reports; NYSUT Endorsement Recommendations NYS Assembly, U.S. Congress; press releases opposing tax cap, cuts to higher ed

  3  
New Board of Dir. Orientation
8/11/08 at 9AM at Headquarters. Agenda; presentation materials; 2005-2006 Local Leaders' Guide, by NYSUT Research and Educational Services; Information Bulletin; Briefing Bulletin re special education requirements, January 2008

  4  
NYSUT Board of Directors Meeting
August 2008. Minutes of Board of Directors meetings of April 9 and 12, 2008; minutes of Executive Committee meeting of June 5, 2008; Report of the Executive Director; other officers' reports; position papers by NYSUT committees; proposed 2008-2011 committee recommendations; Implementation of Actions by the 2008 NYSUT Representative Assembly; survey results compiled by Task Force on the Roles and Responsibilities of Board Members

  4  
NYSUT Board of Directors
2/29/08 at 4PM in Auditorium. Agenda; officers' reports, including report of the general counsel; financial statements; minutes of Executive Committee meeting of February 29; materials re Community Service Award winners

  4  
Committee Appointments
Committee nomination forms; memo to Board of Directors from NYSUT president Richard Iannuzzi re committee appointments

  4  
NYSUT Board of Directors Mail Ballots
Memos and ballots re bullying, suicides, and harassment statement, endorsement in Attorney General primary, endorsement of state senate candidate

  4  
08-09 Budget
Printed NYSUT budget for Cabinet presentation, May 7, 2008; salary adjustment schedules for management/confidential compensation; narrative document, "Compensation for the President of NYSUT," recommending large increase; confidential memo re Research and Educational Services staffing budget, March 27, 2008; memo from director of finance and administration expressing concern re continuing large overages in charitable giving, lack of oversight

  4  
Budget Meeting
April 12, 2006 at 3:30PM at Chuck's Office. Schedule for management/ confidential salary proposals, 2006; memo to officers re 2006-2007 NYSUT budget, April 5, 2006; list of Research and Educational Services staffing, dates of hire

  4  
Cabinet Meeting
12/02/09 at 12 Noon. Meeting agenda

  4  
Cabinet Meeting
10/21/09 at 12:30PM in Executive Conf. Rm 1. Meeting agenda; draft text for radio ad; draft outline for mid-year cuts campaign; handwritten notes

  4  
Cabinet
09/09/09 at 12:30PM in Exec. Conf. Rm 1. Agenda; questionnaires for officers; NYSUT Education and Learning Trust Board of Trustees meeting agenda for September 9, minutes of April 15 and June 2 meetings, proposed budget, and related materials

  4  
Cabinet
6/17/09 at 12:30PM. Agenda; materials re charter schools

  4  
Cabinet
5/6/09 at 12:30PM. Cabinet meeting and Officers' meeting agendas; memo from director of finance and administration re CUNY Professional Staff Congress request for increased financial support; highlights of 2009 school nurse survey; list of charitable contributions of over $5,000 for the period September 1, 2008, to April 30, 2009

  4  
Cabinet
04/15/09 at 11:30AM in Exec. Conf. Rm 1. Agenda; CSEA dues structure

  4  
Cabinet
3/25/09 at 12:30PM. Agenda

  4  
Cabinet
3/4/09 at 12:30PM. Agenda for Cabinet meeting; agenda for Representative Assembly; delegate bulletin for Representative Assembly; draft list of invited speakers

  4  
Cabinet
1/6/09 at 12:30PM. Agenda; NYSUT talking points re governor's 2009-2010 budget; tentative Representative Assembly program; NYSUT Regents' Report Card

  4  
Cabinet
12/2/08 at 12:30PM. Agenda; memo re regional office responses to the economic crisis, December 3, 2008; NYSUT consolidated statements of operating expenses for the years ended August 31, 2008 and 2007; statement of financial position as of August 31, 2008; NYSUT membership comparison as of October 31, 2008 vs Fiscal Year end 2008, by regional office; handwritten notes

  4  
Cabinet
10/1/08 at 12:30PM. Agenda for Cabinet meeting; agenda for Board of Trustees meeting; status of regional office projects as of October 1, 2008; minutes of the Board of Trustees of the NYSUT Education and Learning Trust, March 18 and May 16; projected Education and Learning Trust budget; handwritten notes

  4  
Cabinet
9/11/08 at 11:00AM. Agenda; Executive Committee resolution re Establishment of the New York State United Teachers Nonqualified (Management/ Confidential) Employees' Retirement Plan, September 11, 2008; draft Leader Access proposal, re levels of secure access to NYSUT web site;

  4  
Cabinet Meeting
8/11/08 at 12:15PM in Video Conference Room. Facilitative memo

  4  
Cabinet
08/04/08 at 1PM in Executive Conf. Rm 1. Article from New York State School Boards Association newsletter, On Board, re testing; article in New York Sun re testing; handwritten notes

  4  
Cabinet
05/07/08 at 12PM in Exec. Conf. Rm 1. Agenda

  4  
Cabinet
April 1, 2008 at 11:30-1:00PM. Agenda; NYSUT Solidarity Fund application

  4  
Cabinet
03/18/08 at 10AM in Exec. Conf. Rm 1. Agenda for Cabinet meeting; agenda for NYSUT Education and Learning Trust Board of Trustees meeting, March 18; memo re check disbursement approvals; request for financial support for new Cornell ILR Extension course (denied)

  4  
Cabinet
2/26/08 at 12:30PM in Exec. Conf. Rm 1. Agenda; draft memo re liaisons to the Board of Regents

  4  
Cabinet
1/16/08 at 12:30PM in Exec. Conf. Rm 1. Agenda; resolutions submitted for consideration at the Representative Assembly

  4  
Cabinet
1/3/08 at 12:30PM in Exec. Conf. Rm 1. Agenda; document by Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, The Problem with Property Tax Caps; map of election districts and school districts in NYS; preliminary draft, Amendment to the Rules of the Board of Regents and the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education re tenure

  4  
CWA Bargaining Agreement: Contract
NYSUT and Communication Workers of America Local 1141 Collective Bargaining Agreement, January 1, 2005-December 31, 2008; cover letter to NYSUT officers from NYSUT president Richard Ianuzzi

  4  
Duty Descriptions for Titles Established Effective Jan 1, 2007
Memo from NYSUT executive director Pauline Kinsella to CWA president and staff representative, referencing job duties for titles established by collective bargaining agreement, April 4, 2007

  4  
Speaking Engagement ELT-SRP Summer Training Program
06/27/11 at 11:00AM in Desmond, Albany. Speech by NYSUT vice president Maria Neira; hand-notated draft; agenda for SRP (school-related personnel) training schedule

  4  
ELT Meeting: Yankowski
02/25/08 at 4PM in Maria's Office. Facilitative correspondence

  4  
ELT Budget Meeting
08/23/10 at 1PM in Maria's Office. Education and Learning Trust statement of financial activities

  4  
ELT Meeting
06/08/10 at 11AM in Maria's Office. Survey results and analysis

  4  
NYSUT ELT: Conflict of Interest Policy and Whistleblowers Policies
02/03/10. Ballots by Maria Neira approving resolutions re whistleblower and conflict of interest policies; description of policies

  4  
NYSUT ELT Board of Trustees Meeting [folder 1 of 2]
12/02/09 in NYSUT HQ. Agenda; minutes of meeting of Education and Learning Trust Board of Trustees of September 9, 2009; course descriptions

  4  
NYSUT ELT Board of Trustees Meeting [folder 2 of 2]
12/02/09 in NYSUT HQ. Course descriptions

  4  
ELT: Fiscal Agent
09/17/09. Memo recommending that Education and Learning Trust be designated as the fiscal agent for the statewide Teacher Centers meetings to comply with new federal payment policy under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)

  4  
ELT Minutes
09/09/09. Minutes of special meetings of the Board of Trustees of the NYSUT Education and Learning Trust, April 15 and June 2 (minutes approved 09/09/09)

  4  
ELT Summer Training
07/20/09 at Gideon Putnam. Summer training agenda; Maria Neira talking points; presentation outline, NYSUT's Position on Reform; facilitative memos

  4  
Proposed ELT Instructors
List of proposed instructors; cover memo

  4  
ELT New Course Proposal Meeting (Immediately After R&E Managers Meeting)
04/13/09. Board of Trustees meeting agenda; course outlines re cyber-bullying, cultural proficiency, autism spectrum disorders, other topics

  4  
NYSUT ELT Report
09/08-01/09. Report; financial (activities) statement

  4  
ELT Regional Coordinators Meeting
10/3/08 at 6PM in Hilton Garden Inn. Agenda for Regional Coordinators' meeting; regional reports for Utica/Rome, Capital District/northern New York, Southern Tier, Suffolk, NYC, Syracuse region, and western NY

  4  
ELT Minutes
10/01/08. Minutes of Board of Trustees meeting

  4  
ELT Budget
10/1/08. Agenda of Board of Trustees meeting; minutes of March 18 and May 26 meetings; projected budget for 2008-09

  4  
ELT Regional Coordinators' Minutes
Friday, October 3, 2008

  4  
Mark of Excellence Award Video Taping
09/11/08 at 4PM in Cotton Hill Studio, Colonie, NY. Outline of questions re marketing campaign; facilitative memos

  4  
Education and Learning Trust Progress
4/22/08. Presentation bullet points

  4  
ELT Meeting
02/08/08 at 1:30PM in Maria's Office. Scenarios; memos

  4  
ELT Promotional Video
01/30/08 at 10:30AM in Exec. Conf. Rm 1. Video script

  4  
Capital District TC - NBCT
11/5/07 at 4PM in Maria's Office. Memo re teacher leadership; handwritten notes

  4  
ELT Regional Report
Sept. 2007. Regional reports from western NY, Hudson Valley, Nassau, Suffolk, Southern Tier, Capital District/northern NY; Utica/Rome, Syracuse

  4  
ELT Meeting
02/15/07 at 3PM in Conf. Rm. 3. Agenda; memo re brochure mailing

  4  
Interim Report on the Trust Self Study
Professional development needs assessment survey; memo re interim report on the ELT self study; bullet points from meeting with regional staff in Cooperstown

  4  
Executive Committee
11/17/09 at 1PM. Officers reports; NYSUT Dual Credit Task Force Final Report; letter from Maria Neira to Education Commissioner David Steiner re Race to the Top grant application, November 2, 2009; State Education Department discussion item, Transforming Teaching and Ensuring an Equitable Distribution of Qualified Teachers in NYS, November 10

  4  
NYSUT Exec Committee Ballot
Ballot by Maria Neira supporting NYSUT endorsement of Kathy Hochul (D) in special election in 26th Congressional District

  4  
Executive Committee Meeting, Maria Neira
November 17, 2009. Agenda; minutes of Executive Committee meeting of October 22; officers reports; NYSUT Dual Credit Task Force Final Report

  4  
NYSUT Exec. Committee Meeting: Web-cam from Elmhurst
10/22/09 at 2PM. Report of NYSUT vice president Maria Neira to the Executive Committee; NYSUT testimony to the Assembly Standing Committee on Ways and Means on the Estimated Budget Deficit for the 2009-2010 state fiscal year, October 21, 2009; research brief, National Education Association Visiting Scholars Series, "A Time of Peril for Education," Diane Ravitch, New York University

  4  
NYSUT Executive Committee
10/05/09 at 4:15PM in Exec. Conf. Rm. 2. Memo re recommendation to endorse moderate Dede Scozzafava (R) in special election in the 23rd Congressional District

  4  
Executive Committee Meeting, Maria Neira
September 25, 2009. NYSUT Building Corporation Board of Directors meeting agenda; Conflict of Interest Policy for NYSUT Officials and Employees; draft NYSUT redistricting plan

  4  
Executive Committee
09/25/09 at 1PM. Agenda; Board of Directors meeting agenda; minutes of Board of Directors meeting of July 23; NYSUT Building Corporation membership meeting agenda, September 25; report of vice president Maria Neira; newspaper clippings; NYSUT redistricting plan; memo re PSC/UUP concerns; New York Teacher story list

  4  
Executive Committee, Maria Neira
7/23/09. Agenda; Member Benefits Trust 403(b) Endorsement Survey summary and results; memo re proposed building purchase; NYSUT Building Corporation Board of Directors meeting agenda, July 23

  4  
Executive Committee, Maria Neira
6/4/09. Agenda; minutes of Executive Committee meeting of May 12; officers' reports; NYSUT and NYSUT Building Corporation financial statements as of April 30, 2009; requests for affiliation

  4  
Executive Committee
6/4/09 at 1:00PM. Agenda; report of vice president Maria Neira; NYSUT 2009-2010 Budget for Executive Committee, June 4, 2009

  4  
NYSUT Exec. Committee
05/12/09 at 12 Noon in Desmond. Agenda; officers' reports; NYSUT member benefits report; preliminary analysis of President Obama's FY 2010 budget proposal; document, "Race to the Top: Promising State Models"

  4  
Exec. Committee
03/24/09 at 8:30AM in Desmond Hotel, Fort Orange Room. Agenda; report of vice president Maria Neira

  4  
Executive Committee Meeting, Maria Neira
3/24/09. Agenda; 2009 Proposed Constitutional and Bylaw Amendments (for 37th Representative Assembly); requests for affiliation; memo to the Business and Labor Coalition of New York from the Gotham Research Group re the Fair Share Tax Concept: An Overview of Survey Findings, March 23

  4  
Executive Committee
2/27/09 at 1:00PM. Oral report of vice president Maria Neira

  4  
Executive Committee
1/15/09 at 2:00PM. Agenda; officers' reports; financial statements; requests for affiliation

  4  
Executive Committee
12/12/08 at 1:00PM. Minutes; dues proposal; memo re CUNY master plan 2004-2008; briefing re differentiated accountability and growth models; report of vice president Maria Neira; statement for Maria Neira re status of Sandy Feldman Award and grant applications, noting lack of candidates

  4  
Executive Committee Meeting, Maria Neira
11/18/08. Report of the Executive Director to the Executive Committee; requests for affiliation

  4  
NYSUT Executive Committee
11/18/08 at 2PM Webcast. Agenda; minutes of October 24 meeting; report of vice president Maria Neira

  4  
Executive Committee
9/26/08 at 4PM Conference Call. Facilitative memo

  4  
Executive Committee
9/11/08 at 1:00PM. Agenda; resolution establishing NYSUT Nonqualified Employees' Retirement Plan (managerial/confidential); Representative Assembly proposed deadlines; reports of officers

  4  
Executive Committee
8/13/08 at 1:00PM. NYSUT position papers re virtual learning, improving access and support for students with disabilities in technical education, and improving the state's assessment system; report of vice president Maria Neira

  4  
Executive Committee
6/5/08 at 1PM in Conf. Rm. B&C. Agenda; minutes of meeting of May 13; NYSUT 2008-09 Budget, prepared by Office of Secretary-Treasurer for Executive Committee meeting; legislative update; officers' reports; financial statements

  4  
Executive Committee
05/13/08 at 3PM Webcast. Agenda; officers' reports; report of general counsel

  4  
RA Set Design
12/09/09 at 3PM. Seating plan for Representative Assembly

  4  
RA Theme Meeting: Immediately Following the NY Teacher Meeting
08/31/09. Revised list of 2010 RA proposed themes

  4  
RA Speech Practice
03/18/09 at 3:30PM in NYSUT Auditorium. Fifth draft of prepared remarks for Maria Neira at Representative Assembly

  4  
Maria's RA Speech/Background Materials
Prepared remarks for NYSUT 37th Annual Representative Assembly, sixth draft

  4  
RA Speech
2/17/09 Conf. Call. Report by Center for American Progress, "From Qualifications to Results: Promoting Teacher Effectiveness through Federal Policy," January 2009; report by Economic Policy Institute, "Education Accountability Policy in the New Administration"; first draft of remarks of vice president Maria Neira to 37th NYSUT Representative Assembly, February 9, 2009

  4  
RA Video Meeting
01/07/09 at 4:30PM in Exec. Conf. Rm. 1. Agreement with Gracey Communications Group, Inc., for video production services for Representative Assembly 2009

  4  
RA Reporter
Daily newsletter from Representative Assembly though April 4, 2009

  4  
Widmeyer Conf. Call
01/28/09 at 3:30PM in Maria's Office. Maria Neira's RA speech outline and commentary on draft from Neira

  4  
RA Report
April 7-13, 2008. Schedule of events; list of invitees (guest speakers); media summary with newspaper clippings of coverage

  4  
RA Staff Meeting
03/19/08 at 2PM in NYSUT Auditorium. Program; facilitative memos

  4  
Gracey Video Meeting
12/11/07 at 1PM in Exec. Conf. Rm. 1. Facilitative memo

  4  
RA Program Planning
9/21/07 at 12:00PM in Dick's Office. Tentative program; tentative schedule for pre-RA local leaders and Retire Council conference

  4  
RA Speech Meeting and Teach New York/Vouchers Meeting
02/1/06 at 2-4PM in Exec. Conf. Rm. 1 and 4-5pm in Exec. Conf. Rm. 1. Facilitative memo

  4  
RA Site Visit
10/06/06 at 11-3PM in Washington DC. Memo re agenda

  4  
NYSUT RA
RA Reporter daily proceedings, noting unification of NYSUT and NEA/NY, endorsement of Hillary Clinton for re-election to U.S. Senate; list of Community Service Awards nominees; program and agenda for pre-RA local and retiree council presidents conference

  4  
RA
2008 NYSUT Representative Assembly "Convention Call" and pre-NYSUT RA Local & Retiree Council Presidents Conference

  5  
NYSUT RA 2008 Representative Assembly
April 10-12, 2008. Tabbed scripts for general sessions for Maria Neira

  5  
NYSUT 35th Annual Representative Assembly [folder 1 of 2]
04/26-28/07, 2007 Black Book. Agenda and tabbed script for RA general sessions 1-2; report of the Resolutions Committee, session 1

  5  
NYSUT 35th Annual Representative Assembly [folder 2 of 2]
04/26-28/07, 2007 Black Book. Tabbed script for RA general sessions 3-5

  5  
GLSEN: RA in DC
Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network internship job description

  5  
RA, Rochester: GLSEN
RA Reporter daily proceeding newsletters; brochure, "Dealing with Legal Matters Surrounding Students' Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity"; brochure, "What can you do about anti-LGBT bias in America's k-12 schools?"; materials re table assignment for GLSEN at Representative Assembly; list of chapters; GLSEN newsletter, Respect, September 2006

  5  
NY Teacher: Going Forward
12/01/09 at 4PM in Dick's Office. Memo confirming meeting to discuss the future of New York Teacher newsletter

  5  
NY Teacher Meeting
11/09/09 at 11AM in Exec. Conf. Rm. 2. Story list for November 26 issue

  5  
NY Teacher Meeting
10/26/09 at 11AM in Exec. Conf. Rm. 2. Story list for November 12 issue

  5  
New NY Teacher Meeting
10/26/09 at 1PM in Dick's Office. List of possible new titles for New York Teacher; design timeline

  5  
NY Teacher Meeting
10/13/09 at 11AM in Conf. Rm. 2. Story list for October 29 issue

  5  
NY Teacher
9/14/09 at 11AM in Executive Conference Room 2. Story list for October 1 issue

  5  
NY Teacher Meeting
6/01/09 at 1PM in NYC. Articles from New York Times re Newsweek downsizing to fit smaller audience

  5  
NY Teacher Meeting
06/01/09. Story list for June 18 issue

  5  
NY Teacher Meeting
5/18/09 at 11AM in Exec. Conf. Rm. 2. Story list for June 4 issue

  5  
NY Teacher Meeting
4/20/09 at 11AM in Exec. Conf. Rm. 2. Story list for May 7 issue

  5  
New York Teacher Revisioning and Future Planning
03/25/09 at 3:30PM in Dick's Office. Document re rationale for revising New York Teacher; timeline for revisioning

  5  
NY Teacher Meeting
3/2/09 at 11AM in Exec. Conf. Rm. 2. Story list for March 19 issue

  5  
NY Teacher Meeting
2/17/09 at 11AM in Exec. Conf. Rm. 2. Issue of January 22, 2009, New York Teacher; story list for March 5 issue

  5  
NY Teacher
01/16/09 at 11AM in Exec. Conf. Rm. 1. Story list for February 5 issue

  5  
NY Teacher Meeting
1/5/09 at 11AM in Exec. Conf. Rm. 2. Story list for January 22 issue; memo re poll questions on school issues; handwritten letter to Maria Neira from teacher, thanking her for posters of the late Robert F. Kennedy; letter to the editor of Albany Times Union from Albany Public School Teachers' Association president re school aid formula

  5  
NY Teacher Planning Meeting
12/01/08 at 4PM in Dick's Office. Editorial planning calendar for several months; memo re meeting

  5  
NY Teacher Meeting
11/17/08 at 11AM in Exec. Conf. Rm. 2. Story list for December 11 issue

  5  
NY Teacher
10/06/08 at 11AM in Exec. Conf. Rm. 2. Story list for October 23 issue

  5  
NY Teacher Meeting
9/22/08 at 11AM in Exec. Conf. Rm. 2. Story list for October 9 issue

  5  
NY Teacher Meeting
9/8/08 at 11AM in Exec. Conf. Rm. 2. Story list for September 25 issue; press release, "Governor Patterson Announces Hearings Statewide on Property Tax Relief"

  5  
Communications
6/13/08 at 4PM in Maria's Office. Memo re meeting with Maria Neira

  5  
New York Teacher Meeting
5/19/08 at 11AM in Exec. Conference Rm. 2. Story list for June 5 issue

  5  
NY Teacher Redesign Meeting
04/16/09 at 2PM in Dick's Office. Communications Department two-year savings and reinvestment plan; justification for revisioning (downsizing) New York Teacher; timeline; 2009-2010 issues and deadlines

  5  
New York Teacher Meeting
3/10/08 at 11AM in Exec. Conference Rm. 2. Story list for March 27

  5  
New York Teacher Meeting
2/25/08 at 11AM in Exec. Conference Rm. 2. Story list for March 13; NYSUT at-large directors Regents represented; 2008 Contract for Excellence Summary and Survey, Newburgh Enlarged City School District

  5  
New York Teacher Meeting
1/28/08 at 11AM in Exec. Conference Rm. 2. Story list for February 14

  5  
New York Teacher Meeting
1/14/08 at 11AM in Exec. Conference Rm. 2. Story list for January 31

  5  
New York Teacher Stories
Printouts of articles from various issues

  5  
Officers' Advisory Committee
09/21/09 at 1PM in Conf. Rm. B&C. Agenda; internal summary of NYSUT's Position on Charter Schools; NYSUT Action Steps; profiles of approved charter schools; NYSUT affiliated charter schools; Race to the Top Update; related memos

  5  
Officers' Advisory Committee
05/19/09 at 12:30PM in Conf. Rm. B&C. Agenda

  5  
Officers' Advisory Committee
01/08/09 at 1PM in Conf. Rm. B7C. Agenda; NYSUT 2009-1020 Budget Advocacy, outlining talking points re state budget; list of NYSUT compensation expenses; press release, "Governor Patterson Presents Economic Recovery Agenda to President-Elect Obama," December 29, 2008

  5  
Officers' Advisory Committee
05/07/08 at 2PM in Conf. Rm. B&C. Agenda; Local and Retiree Council Presidents post-conference survey summary and results

  5  
Officers' Meeting
12/8/09 at 9:30AM. Discussion paper for Board of Regents re Transforming Teaching and Ensuring an Equitable Distribution of Qualified Teachers in New York State, November 10, 2009; description of framework and objectives of the New York Opportunity to Learn Summit 2010; related memos

  5  
Officers' Meeting
12/02/09 at 9:30AM. Agenda for Officers' meeting; agenda for Cabinet meeting; financial statements; document, "Renaming New York Teacher: Summary and Survey Results," December 2009

  5  
Officers' Meeting
10/20/09 at 10AM in Dick's Office. Agenda; confidential outline of Regents/State Education Department proposal for Race to the Top

  5  
Officers' Meeting
10/14/08 at 11:30AM in Conf. Rm. D. Agenda; draft letter to Chancellor Robert Bennett from NYSUT vice president Maria Neira, urging Regents to seek significant increases in state aid to schools

  5  
Officers' Meeting
10/02/08 at 4PM in Dick's Office. Agenda; NYSUT Policy Prohibiting Harassment; 2009 Segal Health Plan Cost Trend Survey

  5  
Officers' Meeting
9/9/09 at 9:30AM. Memos

  5  
Officers' Meeting
6/17/09 at 11:00AM. Agenda; NYSUT Harassment-Free Workplace Policy (adding predisposing genetic characteristics and gender identity or expression); memo re local presidents election results; letter from NYSUT president Dick Ianuzzi to president of Professional Staff Congress (NYSUT's staff union) re relationship, noting "insurmountable" differences, June 16

  5  
Officers
5/20/09 at 9:30AM. Solicitation guidelines

  5  
Officers
05/06/09 at 11AM in Dick's Office. Discussion topics for meeting with the Commissioner; proposal for charitable contribution administration from the secretary-treasurer, noting consistent spending over budget, April 15

  5  
Officers' Meeting
04/15/09 at 10AM in Dick's Office. Agenda; agenda for Cabinet meeting; financial statements; draft program for NYSUT Local Action Project; draft program for NYSUT New Local Presidents Conference; memo re NAACP Centennial Convention; New York Post article about teacher salary hikes and other changes made by NYC Mayor Bloomberg and his chancellor, Joel Klein

  5  
Officers
3/25/09 at 11:00AM. Agenda; United University Professions list of direct funding costs; news clipping re counterdemonstrators at Buffalo memorial service visited upon by three-person itinerant hate group; program for Local and Retiree Council Presidents Conference

  5  
Officers
3/4/09 at 11:00AM. Agendas for Officers' and Cabinet meetings; letter from president of Buffalo Teachers Federation to NYSUT president Dick Ianuzzi complaining about unresponsive legal services, February 26

  5  
Meeting with Dick
01/27/09 at 10AM. Memo re meeting

  5  
Mini Officers Retreat
01/12/09 at 9AM in Fort Orange's Club. Facilitative memos

  5  
Dinner with Officers
1/5/09. Poll questions with arguments for and against on school-related issues; memo

  5  
Officers' Meeting
12/2/08 at 10AM. Agenda; memo from NYSUT executive director Pauline Kinsella to NYSUT president Dick Ianuzzi re collective bargaining issues in the current and anticipated economic climate, November 19; presentation to Board of Directors meeting, "Impact of the Economy on the State Budget"

  5  
Officers' Meeting
11/19/08. Memo re cancellation

  5  
Officers
11/04/08 at 9:30AM. Agenda; lists of Administrative Committee, NYSUT Advisory Committee, and Cabinet members; memo re Solidarity Grant recommendations

  5  
Officers' Meeting
9/11/08 at 9:30AM. Agenda; program for ULTA (United Teachers of Los Angeles) Leadership Conference 2008; recommendations from Personnel Committee

  5  
Officers' Meeting
05/07/08 at 11AM in Dick's Office. Agenda; Solidarity Fund grant applications

  5  
NYSUT Policy Council-Maria Neira
10/7/09. Agenda; presentation bullet points, "Taking Charge of Our Professions"; document, Core Standards for Reading, Writing, and Speaking and Listening; draft document re college and career readiness standards for mathematics

  5  
Policy Council
11/10/08 at 10:30AM in NYSUT HQ. Presentation points re 2008 Fiscal Crisis; State Education Department policy papers for decision, Submission of a Differentiated Accountability Model to the U.S. Department of Education, and Proposed Interim Growth Model for Title I Accountability; draft NYSUT High School Initiatives Task Force Strategies and Action Items for Improving Graduation Rates; attendance sheet for Policy Council meeting; list of Policy Council members for 2008-2011

  5  
Policy Council
02/04/08 at 10AM in NYSUT HQ. Agenda; meeting attendance sheet; list of policy discussion groups; notes from November 8, 2007, meeting; draft NYSUT Briefing Bulletin re changes in tenure determination; Briefing Bulletins re 2008-09 Executive (governor's) Budget for Pre-K-12 and Higher Education; list of 2005-2008 Policy Council members; policy discussion paper re career and technical education; State Education Department discussion paper re Implementation of New Law on Teacher Tenure Determinations

  5  
Policy Council
11/8/07 TBD. Facilitative memos

  5  
Barry Kaufmann
Poughkeepsie Public School Teachers' Association president's resignation letter, coinciding with retirement as teacher

  5  
NYSUT Policy Council Meeting
11/8/07 at 10-3PM in Conf. Rm. B&C. Agenda; NYSUT Policy Council Draft Discussion Paper, "Use of Peer Review in Making Tenure Determinations"; draft NYSUT Action Plan: Tenure Determinations; list of Policy Council members, 2005-08; draft resolution for Representative Assembly opposing merit pay for performance; draft resolution re Medicaid reimbursement for special education services

  5  
Plattsburgh Regional Office Open House
9/25/07 at 3PM. Letter to NYSUT vice president Maria Neira from Plattsburgh regional staff director inviting her to open house for new facility; related memos

  5  
Elmsford Regional Office Staff Meeting
10/27/06 at 10:00AM. Elmsford and NYC Regional Office staff meeting agenda; memo to regional staff directors re health benefits update; handwritten notes

  5  
Research and Educational Services Dept. Staff Meeting
06/18/09 at 9AM in Conf. Room B&C. Agenda; final draft of speech, "States Will Lead the Way Toward Reform: National Governors Association"; NYSUT's Framework for Action on Teacher Quality; document re teacher quality and effectiveness

  5  
Research and Educational Services Planning Session
5/5/09. List of schools in need of improvement under Title I, with cover press release from State Education Department, September 3, 2004; memo from NYSUT director of field operations to NYSUT officers re public employee strikes in New York (text of Taylor Law), September 19, 2005; summary of Division of Research and Educational Services Planning Conference, April 28-29, 2005; speech by Maria Neira at Representative Assembly, 2005

  5  
Research and Educational Services Dept. Staff Meeting
9/9/08 at 9AM in Conf. Rm. B&C. List of small groups discussing "Charting Our Course"; discussion group work sheets; list of NYSUT's organizational frameworks; outline of staff meeting theme, "Staying Ahead of the Curve"

  5  
Research and Educational Services Staff Meeting
6/18/08 at 9:00AM in Conf. Rm. B&C. Agenda; document, 2007-08 Review of Major Issues and Events; questions for table discussion on collaboration; memos

  5  
Resarch & Ed. Svcs. Staff Meeting
06/29/06 at 9:00AM in NYSUT Auditorium. Agenda, including discussion item re assimilating NEA staff and review of unification rationale; highlights of June 29 meeting

  5  
Research & Ed. Svcs.
01/13/06 at 9:30PM in Chuck's Office. Agenda for managers' meeting; talking points for NYSUT president Dick Ianuzzi and vice president Maria Neira re Representative Assembly resolutions

  5  
Research & Ed. Staff Meeting
01/06/06 at 9AM. Staff meeting agenda; reprint of article from December 8, 2005, New York Teacher, "Combating the Achievement Gap" ; special report by the Education Trust, "The Funding Gap 2005: Low-Income and Minority Students Shortchanged by Most States"; campaign trifold brochure (apparent retirement gag), "Yagielski for Congress in 06"

  5  
Research & Ed. Svcs. Meeting
01/06/06 at 9:00AM in Conf. Room B&C. Staff meeting agenda; reprint of article from December 8, 2005, New York Teacher, "Combating the Achievement Gap" ; special report by the Education Trust, "The Funding Gap 2005: Low-Income and Minority Students Shortchanged by Most States"; campaign trifold brochure (apparent retirement gag), "Yagielski for Congress in 06"; brochure, "NYSUT presents Literacy and Math Institutes," February 11, 2006; handwritten notes

  5  
Research & Ed. Svcs.
12/05/05 at 12:30PM in Chuck's Office. Managers' meeting agenda; document, EMSC Deputy Commissioner Search

  5  
Research and Educational Services Holiday Parties
Holiday party invitation from the Neiras; guest list; replies

  5  
NYSUT Research & Educational Services Staff Meeting
6/20/07 Agenda; 2007 Report of the Vice President; clippings of articles by Maria Neira

  5  
Research and Educational Services Managers Retreat
08/26/09 at Sargo's, Saratoga Springs. Discussion materials

  5  
Research and Educational Services Managers Meeting
12/21/09 at 9:30AM. Agenda; memo from Maria Neira to NYSUT Board of Directors re expiration of terms of members of Board of Regents, possible candidates, December 18

  5  
R & E Managers Meeting
11/11/09 at 4PM in Chuck's Office. Agenda; revised draft report of NYSUT Task Force on Improving Graduation Rates

  5  
Research and Educational Services Managers Meeting
11/23/09 at 9:30AM. Agenda

  5  
Research and Educational Services Managers Meeting
10/8/09 at 9:30AM. Agenda

  5  
R & E Managers Meeting
10/05/09 at 10:30AM in Chuck's Office. Memo from Maria Neira to Chuck Santelli re meeting to review work

  5  
Research and Educational Services Managers Meeting
9/21/09 at 9:30AM. Agenda; draft report, "Contracting for Teacher Quality: Annual Professional Performance and Contract Language"

  5  
R & E Managers & PSA
09/11/09 at 3:15PM in Exec. Conf. Rm. 1. Memo re meeting

  5  
Research and Educational Services Managers Meeting
9/8/09 at 2:00PM. Agenda; memos

  5  
R & E Managers Retreat
08/26/09 at 10AM in Sargo's at Saratoga National, Crystal Room. Agenda; draft discussion item re next steps for NYSUT for Race to the Top; outline for Southern Tier Summer Leadership Conference; response by State Education Department to U.S. Department of Education request for comments re Race to the Top, August 24, 2009

  5  
R & E Managers Meeting
06/08/09 at 9:30AM in Chuck's Office. Agenda; NYSERDA (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority)/NYSUT Partnership Proposal; presentation outline re federal and state efforts at education reform

  5  
R & E Managers Meeting
05/21/09 at 3PM in Chuck's Office. Agenda; recommendations from the Regents Project Management Group; materials for New Local Presidents' Conference

  5  
R & E Managers Meeting
05/11/09 at 10AM in Chuck's Office. Agenda; agenda for NYSUT New Staff Orientation; NYSUT capital expenditures budget for 2009-10; budget for Office of the First Vice President

  5  
R & E Managers Meeting
04/27/09 at 9:30AM in Chuck's Office. Agenda; materials for QuEST conference

  5  
R & E Managers Meeting
4/13/09 at 9:30AM. Agenda; agenda for Transforming Assessment and Accountability Systems: A Working Forum for State Partners

  5  
R & E Managers Meeting
03/23/09 at 9:30AM in Chuck's Office. Agenda; memo re request for PSC (Professional Staff Congress/CUNY) funding

  5  
R & E Managers Meeting
03/09/09 at 3:00AM in Chuck's Office. Draft program for NYSUT Local Action Project; agenda and list of attendees at 2009 Local Presidents Conference; planning meeting agenda; timetable; flyer

  5  
R & E Managers Meeting
2/11/09 in Chuck's Office. Agenda; agenda for NYSUT Policy Council meeting; questions for roundtable discussion on the economy and state aid; letter to Kerry Kennedy from NYSUT president Dick Ianuzzi re Speak Up Speak Out social justice agenda partnership between NYSUT and Robert F. Kennedy Memorial

  5  
Managers Meeting
1/13/09 at 3:00PM. Agenda; draft questions for NYSUT 2009 NEA Accountability Grant; materials re teacher certification

  5  
R & E Managers Meeting
11/24/08 at 9:30AM in Chuck's Office. Agenda; presentation outline re Federal Policy Agenda: State Input on NEA's Blue Book

  5  
R & E Managers Meeting
11/11/08 at 10AM in Chuck's Office. Agenda; memo from State Education Department re guidance on record keeping and reporting the required professional development completed by teachers and teaching assistants; NYSUT Information Bulletin re the professional development requirement for certification

  5  
R & E Managers Meeting
10/27/08 at 2:30PM in Chuck's Office. Agenda; agenda for NYSUT Policy Council meeting

  5  
R & E Managers Meeting
10/14/08 at 3:30PM in Chuck's Office. Agenda; memos re credit recovery (allowing students to graduate by taking online courses to make up for missed class time), importing thousands of foreign teachers to make up for teacher shortage

  5  
R & E Managers Meeting
9/29/08 at 9:30AM. Agenda; summary of May 29-30, 2008, meeting with BOCES representatives, State Education Department staff, and others; growth model forums survey questions; New York Post article re credit recovery for graduation by online coursework

  5  
R & E Managers Meeting
9/9/08 at 9AM. Agenda; NYSUT Position Paper on Recommendations for Improving New York State's Assessment System; flyer and description of education summit re closing the achievement gap in Title I schools

  5  
R & E Managers Retreat
9/3/08 at 10AM in Sargo's. Agenda; retreat materials; handwritten notes

  5  
Managers Meeting
6/25/08 at 3PM. Agenda; list of committee nominations

  5  
Managers Meeting
6/9/08 at 9:30AM. Agenda; draft outline of Governor's Dropout Summit; presentation to NYSUT by James Viola, executive director, NYS Education Department, June 5, 2008; memo recommending against proposed legislation requiring school districts to enforce a disciplinary action against students regardless of whether the offending behavior occurred in a different district

  5  
R & E Managers Meeting
5/29/08. Agenda; handwritten notes; memo re Peer Assistance and Review contract language

  5  
Managers Meeting
5/12/08 at 9:30AM. Agenda; agenda for statewide conference by Capital Region BOCES, "Ready, Set, Grow: School Improvement through Value-Added Analysis"; draft agenda for NYSUT Local Action Project Summer Planning Conference

  5  
R & E Managers Meeting
4/25/08. Agenda; memos

  5  
Managers Meeting
3/18/08 at 3PM. Agenda; materials for Representative Assembly, including list of invitees; list of pre-RA attendees for Local and Retiree Council Presidents Conference; report to the Board of Regents, "Charter Schools: overview of the formation process and impact in small cities"; discussion and action items for Regents meeting

  5  
R & E Managers Meeting
02/25/08 at 1PM in Chuck's Office. Agenda

  5  
Managers Meeting
02/08/08 at 2:30PM in Chuck's Office. Agenda; draft report by NYSUT Division of Research and Educational Services, "2008 Physical Education Compliance Survey and Summary"; text of budget bill in Senate and Assembly

  6  
R & E Managers Meeting
01/26/08 at 9:30AM in Chuck's Office. Agenda; outline of speech by Maria Neira re teachers and teacher quality

  6  
R & E Managers Meeting
01/22/08 at 10:30AM in Chuck's Office. Agenda; agenda for NYSUT Policy Council meeting; 2008 needs assessment survey by bargaining unit leaders; 2008 Newburgh Enlarged City School District Contract for Excellence Survey

  6  
Managers Meeting
1/7/08 at 9:30AM. Agenda; State Education Department progress report on implementation of Chapter 57 of the Laws of 2007

  6  
R & E Managers
06/18/07 at 9:30AM in Chuck's Office. Agenda; downloaded articles, including Local Presidents' Online Reference Guide; draft letter to the editor to be signed by Board of Regents, NYSUT, and NYS Council of School Superintendents re addressing teacher shortage by allowing retired certified teachers to return to work without diminishing their retirement benefits

  6  
R & E Managers
03/21/07 at 9:30AM in Chuck's Office. Agenda; report by Council of Chief State School Officers, "Recommendations to Reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act"; Policy Council presentation, "Focus on Accountability"; agenda and list of Policy Council attendees at March 28 meeting; letter from NYSUT vice president Maria Neira to Education Commissioner Richard Mills re testing program for grades 3-8, November 13, 2006

  6  
Research & Ed. Svcs. Managers Meeting
06/27/06 at 9:30AM in Chuck's Office. Agenda; document, "NYSUT Research Department: What We Do, What We Need"; employment (salary) histories for individual NYSUT staff (CWA or PSA)

  6  
Research & Ed. Svcs. Managers Meeting
05/25/06 at 9:30AM in Chuck's Office. Draft language of an SES Rewards and Incentive Policy

  6  
L & RCPC Debriefing
05/24/06 at 3:30PM in Exec. Conf. Rm. 1. Local and Retiree Council Presidents Conference agenda; evaluation form summaries for various conference events

  6  
Research & Ed. Svcs. Managers Meeting
05/15/06 at 9:30AM in Chuck's Office. Agenda; agenda for NYSUT Policy Council meeting; confidential (for managers only) NYSUT promotional recommendations guidelines; related materials; list of Research and Educational Services staffing

  6  
Research & Ed. Svcs. Managers Meeting
01/25/06 at 2:30PM in Chuck's Office. Agenda; agenda for 2006 Pre-RA Local and Retirees Council Presidents Conference, January 27; agenda for NYSUT Policy Council meeting, February 8; NYSUT-NEA Unification Q and A; resolutions

  6  
Maria Neira NYSUT Statewide Committee Meeting
12/06/08. Agenda for NYSUT Statewide Committee meeting; comments for review by Maria Neira re possible NYSUT position on modifications to regulations allowing make-up course credit (credit recovery) and independent study, December 3; list of Research and Educational Services committees, 2008-2011; newsletter, Connect-ability, on disabilities awareness, prepared by and for students, 2007, with message from Maria Neira; NYSUT position paper on improving access, support, and employability for students with disabilities, August 2008; guidance paper on virtual learning in New York State; Recommendations of NYSUT's Committee on Education Technology; end-of-term reports for the NYSUT Educational Services committees

  6  
Subject Area Committee Meeting
2/1-3/08 at 7PM in Desmond. Facilitative memos

  6  
End of Term Reports
Reports by NYSUT Educational Services committees

  6  
VOTE COPE
10/28/09 at 3:30PM in Executive Conference Room 2. Revised proposed agenda; financial statements; minutes of March 11 and May 5, 2009, meetings; financial report; resolutions authorizing expenditures; memos re VOTE COPE's tax status; memo re new draft regulations prohibiting gifts of more than nominal value, including meals and beverages, to public officials, January 30; conflict of interest and whistleblower policy; tax return documents

  6  
VOTE/COPE Questionnaire 2008 Fiscal Year
10/28/09. Disclosure form for Maria Neira

  6  
VOTE COPE
05/05/09 at 3:30PM in Executive Conf. Rm. 2. Confidential memo re change in IRS regulations affecting VOTE COPE's tax status; confidential presentation points re tax exempt functions of NYSUT and VOTE/COPE; related memos

  6  
VOTE COPE Committee
04/29/09 at 3:30PM in Exec. Conf. Rm. 2. Facilitative memo re meeting

  6  
VOTE COPE Meeting
10/2/08 at 3PM in Exec. Conf. Rm. 2. Proposed agenda; financial report; resolutions authorizing expenditures; list of Local Assistance Rebates; minutes of January 22, 2008, meeting; draft minutes of October 2, 2008, meeting

  6  
VOTE COPE
9/2/08. Facilitative memo

  6  
VOTE COPE
03/11/08 at 3:30PM in Exec. Conf. Rm. 2. Proposed agenda; minutes of October 2, 2008, meeting, including resolutions authorizing expenditures; VOTE/COPE flow chart for cash flow; financial report; facilitative memos

  6  
Vote Cope
1/22/08 at 2PM in Exec. Conf. Rm. 2. Proposed agenda; minutes of August 14, 2007, meeting, including resolutions authorizing expenditures; list of Local Assistance Rebates