Are you interested in becoming a teacher? Are you interested in working in public schools to better our future? Then the NYSUT Student Union is for you. Join over 600,000 educators across New York to advocate for students in and out of the classroom, and make connections that will start you on your education journey.

NYSUT student members get access to NYSUT services and perks, including advocacy and legal representation, a strong voice in Albany and Washington, D.C. to improve your workplace and profession, and programs and resources for professional growth and specialized training.

Benefits of Student Membership

Union Advocacy

All NYSUT members benefit from our union's ongoing efforts to improve pay, benefits, working conditions and to bring professional respect to the teaching profession. 

Certification Assistance

As a member, you will have free access to NYSUT's certification experts who can help you navigate the path to getting and maintaining your teaching certification.

Discounted & Free Services

Through NYSUT Member Benefits, student members can save money on everything from legal services to school supplies. 

Professional Development

NYSUT's Education & Learning Trust offers members discounted or free professional options to fulfill CTLE and other certificate requirements.

Student Membership Requirements

  • Be a full- or part-time student in an education-focused program in New York State
  • Be interested in pursuing a career in the education field

Interested in Becoming a NYSUT Student Member?

Complete the form below with some basic information. Look for an official invite to enroll in the union by email within the next week.