WELCOME to the website of the Albany Public School Teachers' Association. We are a union of 780 certified educational professionals dedicated to serving all children attending public schools in the City of Albany, New York. Our membership includes teachers, guidance counselors, library media specialists, social workers, speech therapists, psychologists, registered nurses, theme coordinators and subject specific coaches. Our history as an organization dates back to 1898. We have been the exclusive bargaining agent for educators in the Albany public schools since 1968. Our local is part of the 525,000 member New York State United Teachers (NYSUT). We are affiliated nationally with the American Federation of Teachers, and are proud to be part of the AFL-CIO.
Our MISSION is dedicated to maintaining a fair and professional relationship with the Albany School District with the goals of ensuring the most productive instructional conditions for teachers and the best possible learning opportunities for our students. As Albany educators, we recognize the need to maintain and build a healthy and meaningful relationship with the community we serve. We believe that communication between parents and teachers creates an atmosphere of cooperation and a unity of purpose that ensures the highest level of achievement for our students. We invite you to continue exploring our website and hope that you can identify helpful information and resource
New APSTA Office: 40 Colvin Ave
40 Colvin Ave