Ellen Schweitzer teaches at Stuyvesant High School, where she has worked since 1998. She is a member of the Movement of Rank and File Educators and is currently a delegate to the city-wide UFT Delegate Assembly (roughly 3000 delegates) and has been for years. For three years she served on the UFT Executive Board — the bi-weekly elected leadership body of 100 members — when she was a member of the Teachers for A Just Contract Caucus. She has also been a chapter leader — the school-based union representatives who handles grievances and runs union meetings at the school — for six years.
"No One Is Coming to Save Us"
Against the Current No. 211, March/April 2021