AFSA Resolution on CSA 50th Anniversary

WHEREAS, since 1962, the Council of School Supervisors and Administrators (CSA), Local 1 of the American Federation of School Administrators (ASFA), AFL-CIO, has been fighting on behalf of Principals, Assistant Principals, Supervisors and Education Administrators, to improve the quality of public school education for students of all backgrounds; and

WHEREAS, prior to the formation of CSA, supervisors and administrators had few rights; and

WHEREAS, in 1968, CSA officially became a labor union and was granted a charter by the AFL-CIO in 1971 to become Local 1 of the School Administrators and Supervisors organizing committee (SASOC), and in 1976 SASOC held its first convention in New York City and became the American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA); and

WHEREAS, CSA has been a leader in the Labor Movement for 50 years, fighting on behalf of its members to strengthen the working conditions, wages and benefits of all workers; and

WHEREAS, being held today, April 27, 2012 in New York City, the Council of School Supervisors and Administrators (CSA), AFSA Local 1, will hold its 50th Anniversary Celebration; and

WHEREAS, New York City principals, assistant principals, supervisors and education administrators, continue to play a critical role in leading our schools and educating our youth; now

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AFSA encourages its members, Affiliates and Locals to celebrate this day as inspiration, and to remember the importance of our united bond and solidarity.