PD Opportunities & Resources
NEW — Evaluation Workshop: March 3
The BTU is sponsoring an evaluation workshop at the BTU on March 3 from 8:30-12:30. Teachers who are having trouble with the evaluation process and would like support are invited to attend and learn about the process and how to move to proficiency. RSVP to Denice Dwyer at email@example.com, and direct any questions to BTU Vice President Erik Berg at firstname.lastname@example.org. See the flyer for more.
NEW — Computer Science PD Opportunity: Online and In-Person
This PD is for teachers of all subjects, and scholarships are available for urban high schools. There are ongoing online PD opportunities and in-person options in Massachusetts in June and July. Read more, and contact Ingrid Roche at email@example.com for more information.
Apply to JET Program: Deadline March 19
Are you a BPS Paraprofessional without a Bachelor’s degree who wants to become a licensed classroom teacher in BPS? If yes, then the JET Program may be for you! They are now accepting applications for winter 2018. The deadline to apply is March 19. Read more and apply! Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Next School Site Council Training: February 7
The next SSC training will be SSC 106: Personnel Subcommittee, roles and responsibilities of the SSC in selecting a Personnel Subcommittee to hire BTU staff on February 7 from 5:30-7:30 PM at the Title I Training Center (445 Warren Street, the side of BLA in Dorchester). Refreshments served. Contact Caren at email@example.com with questions or to register. The trainings are also on My Learning Plan a week in advance.See the flyer for details and all trainings.
All-Dorchester Sports and Leadership Seeks Summer Program Coordinator
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2017 Union Dues
- Teachers: $1,298.46
- Paras: $649.23
City of Boston Wellness Portal
The new City of Boston Employee Wellness Portal launched on January 16. The group code you need to set up your account is wellness2018. The portal allows you to track all the aspects of healthy living and provides access to recipes, grocery savings, workout videos and articles as well as information about your specific health plan. When you register for an account, you will be entered into a weekly drawing for an Apple Watch or a Fitbit (your choice). Read more.
Plan for Retirement with the SMART Plan
SMART Plan Meetings: Wednesday, February 7
Are you on track for retirement? The SMART Plan offers tax-advantaged savings to help you build a secure retirement. Our SMART Plan Advisor, Marianne Cole, will be holding SMART Plan meetings on February 7 from 1:30-5 PM at the BTU. All are welcome to make an appointment, whether currently participating in the SMART Plan or not. To schedule a meeting, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org, with BTU location and whether you are currently in the plan. Meetings are by appointment only.