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PEF Members at State Ed in NYC Mourn Loss of Co-Worker

PEF member Neesha Anduze-Wilson, 46, lost her life in a fire at her home on Metropolitan Oval near Castle Hill Avenue in the Bronx. Wilson perished with her 14-year-old son September 25, and is sorely missed by her co-workers at the State Education Department, where she worked as a vocational rehabilitation counselor in the ACCES-VR Bronx District Office. One of her... Read more

PEF mourns the loss of member in limo accident

It is with great sadness that PEF has lost a member in the devastating limousine crash that occurred in Schoharie, October 6, which killed 20 people. Amy Steenburg, who was recently married, was among the victims, along with her husband. To many PEF members, she was known as Amy King, a hard-working young woman who would have turned 30 four days... Read more

Flex spending Account open enrollment for 2019

The Flex Spending Account (FSA) open enrollment period for 2019 is 10/9-11/9/18. You can enroll online at www.flexspend.ny.gov or by calling 1-800-358-7202 and a customer service representative will take your application. FSA includes the Health Care Spending Account (HCSA) and the Dependent Care Advantage Account (DCAA). These accounts help you pay for health care or dependent care with pre-tax dollars. Even if you... Read more

PSWP Workshops: Professional Writing for Non-Native English Speakers & Decision Making and Critical Thinking Skills

PEF Member Exclusive: Professional Writing: Mechanics for Non-Native English Speakers This workshop provides participants with a review of the mechanics of writing including word choice and sentence structure. The workshop includes a review of the parts of speech, phrases and clauses, and the use of modifiers. Participants will also review the rules of punctuation. This workshop focuses on the basics of grammar and writing... Read more