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  • Richie Adams, President

About Us

VSTA is the largest teachers local in Nassau County, over 1100 members, and they aren’t all teachers?

VSTA is the sole negotiator for 7 individual local units:


Teaching Assistants (HS)

SRP (School Related Personal)

Classroom Aides in District 13

Supervisory Aides in the HS District

School Nurses

Teaching Assistants in District 13

VSTA negotiates all of these units and their corresponding contracts with 4 different school boards and 4 different superintendents.

This totals 19 different Board of Education members, 9 of which are selected to serve terms on the Central High School Board.

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Your sick days are worth money!!! How much depends on how many you have. Section 5.9 of our contract talks about "unused accumulated sick leave." According to this section of the contract it identifie

Section 5.21 Personal Files

We all may have multiple files maintained in various locations from the District Office to your Principal or Assistant Principal's office. VSTA strongly recommends that you occasionally check your fil


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