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The East Meadow Teachers Association
Working In Union With East Meadow


John Gallagher, President
Barbara DiFiore, Vice President

James Parisi, Vice President

Ryan Malone, Treasurer


The EMTA is the exclusive negotiating agent for the teaching personnel, registered nurses, teaching assistants, library paraprofessionals, and intervention assistants of the East Meadow School District.


The East Meadow Teachers Association is affiliated with NYSUT, AFT, NEA, and AFL-CIO.

Recent News:


Rally For Carle Place Teachers

  Thursday, September 26th

  Directions Here


Making Strides Walk

  Sunday, October 20th


Common Core Resources


Share My Lesson


2013-2014 School Calendar


• APPR Questions Or Concerns?

  Contact appr@emeadowta.org


• Tell It Like It Is - Tell SED To Stop The

  Obsession With Standardized Tests


2012 Makings Strides Photos


What You Need To Know About



25 Tips For New NYSUT Members


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Directions to NYSUT Regional Office


The East Meadow Teachers Association / PO Box 7 / East Meadow, NY 11554
Phone / Fax 631.979.0609



Rally For Public Education

Hempstead, NY March 24, 2011 - Over 2,800 concerned parents, students, and teachers attended the Rally For Public Education held at Hofstra University’s Physical Fitness/Swim Center.  Those in attendance were protesting Governor Cuomo’s $1.5 billion proposed budget cuts in state aid to schools.  The Long Island Progressive Coalition, Alliance for Quality Education, and  NYSUT organized the event.
United We Lead:  2011 NYSUT RA

"United We Lead," reflects the mood of unionists throughout the country, who are rallying and protesting threats to collective bargaining and workers' rights, among other issues.  Read More...
Thousands Attend Times Square Rally To Support Workers Rights

Thousands of NYSUT members, along with fellow unionists, met in Times Square to demonstrate their resolve to fight back against recent attacks on union members and their right to organize.  A sea of red was seen from 42nd Street past 36th Street on 7th Avenue.  The event was organized by NYSUT and the state AFL-CIO.
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A Tax Cap Is Not The Answer

Deeply concerned that a property tax cap “deal” hammered out by Albany leaders would destroy the ability of public schools to meet student needs — while also failing to provide the real tax relief that New Yorkers want — New York State United Teachers launched a new television ad campaign opposing the ill-conceived plan the New York Times called “nothing more than a political crutch.”  Read More...
The Revolution Starts Now

We fight the fight for workers’ rights from Madison to Albany to Nassau to Rochester to Syracuse to Newburgh to Plattsburgh to Buffalo to Schoharie to Watertown to Yonkers to Sachem and we’re not done yet.  This is what democracy looks like.

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Fed Up With Teacher Bashing?
The National Education Association is sponsoring an online petition.  The wording below from the petition can be found at:  http://www.educationvotes.nea.org/nationalpetition/.
After signing the petition, you will be automatically redirected to a new page where you can download your “Standing Strong” profile badge.

Visit The NEA’s Website.
A Brief History Of Unions

In less than two minutes, the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO provides a lesson on the history of Organized Labor. Fun, simple, and entertaining - great for kids and adults alike!

Visit Their YouTube Page.