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Hello new Farmingdale teachers and welcome to the district! You are now a part of the wonderful Farmingdale family. This publication is just for you and your mentors. There will be useful information in this newsletter that will keep you informed about what is going on in our district. It will also provide you with ideas for making your first year a success! Please feel free to suggest topics you would like to see addressed in this publication.

This issue is designed to give you some information as to how to navigate the beginning of the school year and to inform you about the purpose of the FFT. It will also introduce you to your union officers and how you can reach them.

We would like to extend a warm welcome to Melanie Harper, our new part-time office assistant. Her office hours are from 12:30 pm –4:30 pm. Feel free to call her and she will be happy to help you. If you prefer, you can stop by the office and introduce yourself to her. You can reach the union office at this number: 1(631)249-0773.

The FFT officers are also able to help you with whatever issues that may arise and are available to speak with you at the following extensions:

  • Cordelia Anthony, President - Ext. 303
  • Brian Reilly, First Vice President - Ext. 302
  • Emily Geiger, Second Vice President -  Ext. 304 
  • Esther Hernandez-Kramer, Third Vice President - Ext. 305 
  • Janet Dieso, Treasurer - Ext. 306
  • Rosalie Longo, Secretary - Ext. 307

Your union is here to help you. We are here to provide you with information and guidance. We hope you have a successful September and that you are settling into your new position. Remember, you can always visit our website at to get information about what’s going on in education, read FFT publications, or download Benefit Fund forms.

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