NEW- Private Fundraising in BPS Community Forum: June 2
Why do some schools in Boston Public Schools have so much more than others? Is this fair? Is it just another symptom of other inequities in the system? What can we do about it? Please join the parents of QUEST at a forum discussing private fundraising in BPS and the questions it raises about equity. Register here!
Teacher Unions and Social Justice: June 8
Join Rethinking Schools and the Bargaining for the Common Good Network for a lively discussion of the whys, the challenges, and the how-tos of building partnerships for power.
NEW- Apply to be a Paid Consultant for MFA Art Finders
Contribute your expertise as a classroom educator as one of a team of four consultants across disciplines and grade levels reviewing and advising on Art Finders customized slide decks, with a focus on anti-racism and accessibility. Combination of asynchronous work and group meetings starting in July. $50/hour. Info sessions June 2 at 4 p.m. and June 7 at 5 p.m. Learn more and apply.
NEW- Help BTU Members Affected by Fire in Dorchester
Terrymoore “Terry” Anthony and her family were among those impacted by the fire on Fayston Street in Dorchester this past week. Terry is a BTU member who has worked as a paraprofessional at the King School for the past 8 years. Prior she worked at the Marshall School until its closing. If you wish to contribute monetarily, please see the GoFundMe that has been created for her and her family.
NEW- GoFundMe for Grieving Paraprofessional
Melissa Rizzo, a para at the Horace Mann School for the Deaf, tragically lost her husband, leaving behind herself and their twin 11-year-old daughters. Please consider donating to the GoFundMe Melissa’s family has put together to help with funeral expenses.
NEW- CitySprouts Hiring Curriculum Writer
CitySprouts is hiring a short-term curriculum writer this summer to revise/add modules in their Early Start in Science curriculum, which engages K-5 students in science and nature inquiry through urban gardening. The position is also posted on the CitySprouts website.