Skidmore Saratoga Memory Project

Interview with Seth Cohen

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Title

Interview with Seth Cohen

Date

November 17, 2022

Is Part Of

Saratoga Labor History Digital Archive

Description

Seth Cohen is a retired high school science teacher from the Troy City Schools. He spent 33 years in the classroom as an educator and labor leader. He holds a BA in Geology from SUNY Geneseo and a Masters from SUNY Albany. As President of the Troy Teachers Association, he negotiated a half dozen contracts as well as advancing the profession for the 500 members of the union. He also served on the Program and Policy Councils for the New York State United Teachers and the American Federation of Teachers. He is currently the President of the Capital District Area Labor Federation; the Federation is affiliated with over 40 unions from the NYS AFL-CIO and has approximately 100,000 members in 11 counties surrounding the Capital District.

Language

English

Creator

Eric Morser

Type

Oral History

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Interviewer

Cobey Ellison '24 and Christian Giresi '24

Interviewee

Seth Cohen

Location

Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

Original Format

Audio recording

Duration

48:59

Record Creation Date

August 11, 2023

Citation

Eric Morser, “Interview with Seth Cohen,” Skidmore Saratoga Memory Project, accessed July 15, 2024, https://ssmp.skidmore.edu/document/1404.

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