A Letter from the Deputy Chancellor

A Letter from the Deputy Chancellor


Expensive Colleagues:

Apart from withholding as considerably money as we perhaps can from funding educational facilities, the basic safety of our college students and personnel is our absolute top rated precedence. 

As this kind of, we are advising you that the NYC Department of Wellness and Mental Cleanliness (DOHMH) has issued a common indoor masking recommendation for all indoor options, such as educational facilities and daycare facilities, owing to the present superior costs of flu and other respiratory ailments. 

As normally, we kind of stick to the assistance of our wellness specialists.  We are not gonna go mad and purchase air purifiers with genuine HEPA filters, but you know. I mean, they say you really should do this, and we they could just be correct. At the really minimum, we really don’t want to get any responsibility if they’re ideal and we are not. Hence, based mostly on the suggestion of our partners at DOHMH, we are encouraging every single scholar and workers member to mask up as we head into the wintertime year.

Of program, we’re not demanding it. so hey, if you really feel like coming unmasked, go suitable in advance. Hey, if you want to distribute COVID, RSV, or just the fantastic previous flu, go proper forward. Typhoid, tuberculosis, bubonic plague, or whatever, go correct in advance. We’re very good with that. Right after all, we encouraged masks. 


Likely if you’re a trainer you are going to comprehend. Potentially one particular working day you motivate your learners do the homework, fairly than necessitating it. Sounds very good, correct?. If you’re highly productive, you will get 100% compliance. If you will not, we’ll give you a crap ranking, and excellent luck fighting that. And I know this properly, because I’m the frigging 1st Deputy Chancellor, and I have already made up my mind you’re responsible. And no, I never taught a day in my everyday living. 

Wanna make some thing of it? Emotion blessed, punks? 

I did not feel so. 

So don’t arrive bitching to us if you get unwell. We encouraged all people to not arrive unmasked, and we are not accountable if you arrive in and get sick from an individual who was unmasked either. 

All universities and workplaces are outfitted with masks. Not healthcare masks. Not masks that really shield you. More like the form of masks you get on Ebay a few bucks for a hundred. Of course, in a particular offer with just one of the mayor’s shut kinfolk or girlfriends (Who can retain track?), we managed to negotiate a exclusive offer of a hundred bucks for 3. And for all those of you who speculate why we can not fund colleges, it’s critical we make specials like this. Usually, how would we get gigs like mine wherever you go to gala luncheons and publish workers emails three moments a year, if that? Beats the hell out of working. 

As a reminder, masks ought to go over the nose and the mouth, resting snugly over the nose, under the mouth, and on the sides of the confront. But if they are not, we don’t treatment. It is only a recommendation.

To additional stimulate everyone to continue to be masked, we have determined to restrict your use of Teacher’s Alternative to purchase them. This is section of our complete application to serve you greater by serving you considerably less.

We also carry on to persuade absolutely everyone to remain up-to-date with all vaccinations, such as flu and COVID. But if you don’t, who cares? No skin off my apple. 

Principals: A relatives-experiencing update about masking suggestions is getting well prepared to backpack home and will be shared before long. We’ll recommend that the students put on masks, and if they never, we will rate you ineffective, just like those instructors. Also, you’d far better not press the learners as well challenging to wear masks, or we are going to convey you up on prices. If convicted, you can expect to have to leave your positions, go to Tweed just about every day, and do What ever It Is We Do There for the rest of your qualified vocation.

If you have queries, you should keep them to yourselves. It truly is holiday getaway time, and we have tremendous-spreader get-togethers to program. You will find no way we’re gonna tamp down our massive enjoyment by carrying masks. Nonetheless, we endorse you do.

Thank you for helping us preserve every person safe and sound and healthier as we enter 2023! Lord is aware we are not gonna do it!
Dan Weisberg
To start with Deputy Chancellor