NYCATA/UFT serves as a standing professional committee of the United Federation of Teachers and operates in accordance with UFT committee procedures.
NYCATA/UFT MISSION STATEMENT: To encourage and
support art educators in their profession and to advocate for quality art
programs at all levels of education and in our communities.
We accomplish this by:
by sponsoring annual NYCATA/UFT Student Art Awards, student art
exhibitions, artist-teacher exhibitions and our NYC Art Educator of the Year awards and ceremony.
A) Active membership shall be open to all art educators, art coordinators, art supervisors, art specialists, university and museum educators, school administrators, classroom teachers, retirees, college students, and any other individuals whose purposes are consistent with those of the Association.
B) Members are entitled to all privileges of the Association. Voting in General Elections and running for office of President/Vice President is reserved for current and retired UFT members.
C) As a standing professional committee of the UFT, NYCATA/UFT is supported by the UFT and there are no membership fees to join. Membership is extended to all persons whether they are UFT members or not.