The union representing Nassau Community College’s full-time faculty

Month: May 2010

25 th
May

NCCFT Operetta: A Little Trite Music

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Nassau Community College Federation of Teachers #3150 THE NCC FACULTY PLAYERS - Presents - A Little Trite Music Words by Joan Sevick Piano and Musical Direction by Paul Biersuck Voice & Music Coach Phyllis Kurland Choreography by Abby Ginsburg Thursday, May 27, 2010 Multi-Purpose Room College Center Building Beverages & hors d’oeuvres………… .5:00 p.m. Buffet…

20 th
May

AFT Says Support "Keep Our Educators Working"

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Yesterday we reported that almost all of the school budgets on Long Island passed, but that doesn't mean that teachers and schools are out of the woods. Listen to this Poughkeepsie teacher describe the situation in her district then read the call to action by AFT and please click the link to contact your representative.…

19 th
May

92% of Long Island School Budgets Pass

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Yesterday the vast majority of Long Island school districts voted to approve their school budgets: 114 out of 124 passed. You can use the links below to check Newsday for detailed information about communities, vote counts, budget sizes, and increases or decreases over last year. Newsday's 2010 School Budget Election Results Page Newsday's 2010 School…

18 th
May

NCC College-Wide Colloquium on Academic Freedom

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

[caption id="attachment_433" align="aligncenter" width="480" caption="Academic Freedom Colloquium Flyer"][/caption] PLEASE RSVP BY EMAIL TO EILEEN IZATT IN THE NCCFT OFFICE eileen.izatt@ncc.edu Click image to enlarge flyer

17 th
May

Monday Morning Music, Almost – Taylor Mali: "What Teachers Make"

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

So this is not quite music but it is a powerful performance about teachers and the difference that they make. Please share this with your friends and neighbors, and please remember to go out tomorrow and vote for your school budgets. There are lots of good people in our communities who make a difference in…

13 th
May

BOT Approves Budget Balanced by Instructional Cuts and Tuition Increase

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Last night the BOT voted to approve the NCC Budget for FY10/11. During the Finance Committee meeting, chaired by Brian Muellers, several Board members expressed their opposition to a proposed $160 tuition increase. Mr. Muellers made it clear that he would not vote for a budget that contained the increase and demanded that the Administration…

13 th
May

Unions Convince Judge to Stop Furloughs

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Some guardedly good news in the face of state budget chaos. From NYSUT: Good news came late Wednesday as a federal court in Albany issued a temporary injunction to stop until May 26 the governor's abitrarily imposed plan to furlough many state employees for one day a week until the state's multi-billion dollar deficit is…

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