Welcome to the website of the Poughkeepsie Public School Teachers’ Association. We are a union of over 400 certified educational professionals dedicated to serving all children attending public schools in the City of Poughkeepsie, New York. Our membership includes teachers, guidance counselors, social workers, psychologists, speech therapists, librarians, school nurse teachers as well as teachers who work in any summer school or adult education program conducted by the district.
We have been the exclusive bargaining agent for educators in the Poughkeepsie public schools well over 35 years. Our local is part of the 600,000 member New York State United Teachers (NYSUT). We are affiliated nationally with the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and the National Education Association (NEA), and are proud to be part of the AFL-CIO.