TODAY — Haitian Educators Meeting: December 18
Our next Haitian Educators meeting will be Tuesday, December 18 at 4:30 pm at the BTU. Light dinner provided. To learn more and to RSVP please contact Natalia at email@example.com.
TOMORROW — Meeting for Committee on Teachers in SPC Roles: December 19
Please join us next Wednesday at 4:30 at the BTU. Light dinner will be provided. Email Natalia at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more and to RSVP.
TOMORROW — Unafraid Educators Meeting: December 19
Please join us next Wednesday from 4:30-6:30 PM at O’Bryant High School (55 Malcolm X Blvd) Room 5-107. To help us plan for the upcoming school year, we’re updating our lists of educators who’ve been involved and/or are currently interested in our Week of Action and scholarship efforts. Please help us out by filling out this quick interest survey! This year’s Week of Action (a week of advocating for safe and welcoming schools for all undocumented and immigrant students) will be the week of April 29. To get involved, please email Nora at email@example.com or Lena at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TOMORROW — Solidarity Action with West Roxbury Academy and Urban Science Academy: Wednesday, December 19 at the School Committee Meeting.
Join the Boston Education Justice Alliance (BEJA) at the School Committee Meeting this Wednesday, December 19 starting at 6:00 pm at the Bolling Building. Our message to the school committee is to vote NO on the current BuildBPS proposal to dismantle the West Roxbury Education Complex. You can support by showing up, emailing school committee members, and/or signing up to testify by emailing email@example.com.
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/386159291928080/
NEW — Next Academics Committees Meeting: Tuesday, January 8 from 4:30-6:30
Our Academics Committees (Inclusion, ELL, Climate Change, Early Ed, PLAB, and Arts) will meet throughout the year on the FIRST Tuesdays of the month. Light dinner will be provided. To learn more and to RSVP please contact Natalia at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NEW — Next Arts for All Organizing Meeting: Thursday, January 10 at 4:30 pm
Do you believe all BPS students deserve access to high-quality arts education? Do you want to get involved in making this vision a reality? Join us on Thursday, January 10 starting at 4:30 pm at the BTU for our next advocacy planning meeting. There will be an option to call in if you can’t be there in person. To learn more and RSVP please contact Natalia at email@example.com.
NEW — Election Committee: Information for Potential Candidates: January 10
For those who may be interested in running for office, the Election Committee will hold an “Information for Potential Candidates” meeting on January 10 at 4:30 PM at the BTU. Former President Richard Stutman will join us for a presentation and Q&A about the details and responsibilities of the various offices and positions up for election.
Next SELWell Committees Meeting: Tuesday, January 15 from 4:30-6:30
Committees underSELWell include SEL Committee, Restorative Justice, and School Counselors. We will meet throughout the year on the SECOND Tuesdays of the month from 4:30-6:30 at the BTU. Light dinner will be provided. To learn more and to RSVP please contact Natalia at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NEW — Registration Now Open for BTU Winter Conference on February 9
Calling all BTU members! Register today for our annual BTU Winter Conference, which will take place at the BTU on Saturday, February 9 from 9:00am-3: 00 pm. This year’s theme is “#StudentsDeserve: Building Power in Boston and Beyond to Fund our Future.” The goals of the conference are: 1) Building our power to win a strong contract 2) Strengthening our sense of solidarity at the national and local level 3) Building our organizing and technical skills to bring back to our school sites and communities. This conference is open to Building Reps and ALL interested members! We’ll send more details in January. Register at btu.org/winter-conference/.
Help Build a New Resource from the Inclusion Committee
Have you ever spent money on Teachers Pay Teachers, just to find the worksheets don’t work for your students? Have you spent endless hours scrolling through Pinterest, just to spend more time recreating and differentiating the materials for your classroom? Do you teach students with varying levels and abilities in the classroom? Have you ever modified a worksheet? Have you been given a curriculum and created supplemental materials that worked well with your class? Are you willing to exchange resources with other teachers? Please share your resources with the BTU Inclusion Committee at email@example.com! Attach the resources, copy and paste a great web page, or send a great community resource. Please use the subject line, “Resource for ____________, grade level _______.”