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NYSUT Retiree Council 9 Conference


May 23, 2024

Watertown Elks Club

728 Bradley Street

Watertown, NY 13601


Itinerary for the Day:

8:30             Registration Opens

9:00             Welcome: Ruth Shippee- NYSUT Retiree Services Consultant for RC 9 & 10, Lynn Hunneyman- RC 9 President, Don Carlisto- NYSUT Regional Staff Director, Jeannette Stapley- NYSUT Board of Director for ED 9

9:20             The Latest News in NYSUT Issues, Politics, and Elections: Peter Kim, NYSUT Regional Political Organizer This presentation will be an update on the NYSUT political priorities and how retirees can be involved and have an impact.

10:15            Break

10:30            Toni Engleman, Executive Director, Jefferson County Historical Society will be speaking about the history of the Jefferson County Historical Society and the 100th anniversary of the Paddock Mansion becoming their museum.

11:15             Georgia D. Dusckas, Ed.D., Supervisor of Adult & Continuing Education, Jefferson-Lewis BOCES will discuss points regarding Adult Education, day programs of Practical Nursing and Literacy; evening trade programs such as Electrical Wiring, Welding and Manufacturing; and the various online courses. 

Noon            Buffet Lunch

1:00             NYSUT Updates

1:30              Jefferson County Hospice: Kathy Arendt, Director Foundation Operations & Development; Nicole Shultz, Hospice Navigator; and Nancy Morrow, Director of Volunteers will be speaking about Hospice History and mission, values, myths and misconceptions about Hospice.  They also will discuss when it might be time for Hospice, about Hospice Volunteers and how we can become involved.

2:30             Evaluation and Door Prizes

Cost for the day is $20 thanks to a subsidy by NYSUT Retiree Services.  To register, go to this link:

Make sure to register by or before May 8.  Questions?  Contact Ruth Shippee

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