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It's you, the valued member who dedicates endless hours toward our shared goal of "Quality in Education."
An effective union relies on the active participation of all of its membership. We are only as strong as we are united. We are fortunate to have a highly active and committed membership.
The Guilderland Teachers' Association is made up of several groups of people, all working together to fulfill the mission of "quality in education."
Our local union is a part of a larger national organization. That path to national is littered with acronyms. Here's a map to help you find your way.
School level: Each school in the district has it's own Faculty Association
Involvement: School Building Presidents, Representatives
Local level: GTA (Guilderland Teachers' Association)
Local #: 2698
Involvement: Officers, Representatives, Rep. Council
State level: NYSUT (New York State United
Election District #: 10
Involvement: ED10, Representative Assembly delegates, Committee of 100, NYSUT Conference
National level: AFT (American Federation of
Involvement: AFT Conference
National Umbrella Organization: AFL-CIO
(American Federation of Labor - Congress of Industrial Organizations)
Look below or click HERE for more specific information
GCSD District Office Phone Number: 456-6200
Names below are followed by phone extension numbers.
You can also e-mail them through your Groupwise
Principal Stenographer: Linda VanAuken x3125
Asst. Supt. for Instruction: x3119
Admin/Human Resources: x3117
Secretary: Barbara Jager x3117
Asst. Supt. For Business: Neil Sanders x3125
Secretary: Linda Livingston x3125
Chief Technology Specialist: Joe Laurenzo x3121
Elementary Staff Developer: x3130
Secretary/Inservice Programs: Camilla Comisso x3123
Health insurance/Benefits: Paula Krutz x3131
Payroll: Diane Tenenini x3107
Public Information: Amy Zurlo x3115
(District Newsletter, Website Coordinator)
Purchase Orders: Anne Barker x3104
School Lunch Director: Linda Mosop x3110
Who do I speak with if I have a problem on the job?
The first step is to speak with your building rep, who can help you decide the best course of action to resolve your issue.
What do I do if I have a personal issue that is interfering
with my work?
Contact the Employee Assistance Program 434-1799. It is a totally free, totally confidential service that is provided to employees to support them through a wide range of personal issues.