This Organization is constituted for the following purposes:
  1. To promote the best interest of school children, the advancement of education, and to support the instructional opportunities for all.
  2. To develop and promote the adoption of such ethical practices, personnel policies, and standards of performance as necessary to support an educational operation.
  3. To promote and maintain the salaries, retirement, job security and advancement, professional and sick leave and other working conditions necessary to maintain members at a competitive social and economic level in society.
  4. To enable members to speak with common voice and present their individual and common interests before the Board of Cooperative Educational Services and other legal authorities.
  5. To promote the aims and objectives of NYSUT and its national affiliates.
  6. To hold property and funds and to employ a staff for the attainment of these purposes.