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Teacher Orientationthirty four new teachers

Posted by Bryan Woods
24 August 2017 | Events

On August 24, the Poughkeepsie Public School Teachers Association (PPSTA) held its new teacher orientation for thirty four new teachers starting September.

Presentations were given by:

  • Debra Kardas on Health Benefits Coordinator
    • Covering Health, Vision and Dental


  • Nancy Dingee, spoke about VOTE COPE
    • Importance to donations to VOTE COPE


  • Sue Brudnack and Amber Grant: Teacher Mentoring Program
    • Pairs new teachers with veteran teachers for professional guidance


  • Kim Popkem: PPSTA Building Representatives
    • The importance of the


  • Sue Vogler: Local Action Project (LAP)
    • Organization to strengthen PPSTA Union and forge ties with the community


  • Beth Kassa: Political Action Committee (PAC)
    • Supporting local, state, and national issues that affect our professional teachers

Bryan Woods