As we are all aware, Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast of the U.S. on August 29th. Members of the PMCT executive board began collecting funds from PMCT members during the opening meetings scheduled for teachers on Sept. 1st and 6th. PMCT members were very generous in their donations, which will be matched by PMCT and donated to help schoolchildren in the south that were affected by the storm. The funds will be used for school supplies, textbooks and uniforms as well as efforts to help these children begin the school year that has been delayed by the storm. All funds donated by PMCT will also be matched by NYSUT to aid this worthy cause. A big thank you goes out to all members of PMCT for their generous contributions.
Members of the PMCT Executive Board collected monetary donations at the Superintendents Conference day on September 1, 2005.