At the heart of what we do is collective bargaining. This means we stand together as a group, which gives us power when it comes to negotiating contracts or holding lawmakers accountable to ensure they support pro-education policies.
The union offers contract protection, higher earnings, access to affordable health care, retirement security — and more.
NYSUT gives you a voice with lawmakers and policymakers to improve your workplace and profession.
As a union member, you are part of a community dedicated to each other and to making the world a better place.
Your union is your partner in advocacy and legal representation.
NYSUT offers a wide variety of services to help you grow as a professional and achieve ongoing certification and education requirements.
We offer a wide variety of affordable, flexible professional learning opportunities for members. Courses are designed to help our members obtain CTLE hours or take required training for certification.
New York State teacher certification can be complicated. Thankfully, your union has an office that’s specifically devoted to guiding our members through the certification process.
We can help you determine how to most efficiently pay off your student loans. We've also partnered with several organizations to help you reduce your loan debt, pay it off quickly and keep it under control.
Our union provides members with high-quality, affordable group insurance rates, mortgages and a wide variety of legal services.
We negotiate competitive group rates on products, services, travel and more.