Hear about the Friedrichs Case
Plesae join us at the BTU on Wednesday, February 3 at 4:30 PM for a talk with AFT General Counsel David Strom. All members invited. The Friedrichs Case has wide-ranging implications for our collective bargaining rights and is before the Supreme Court for a June decision.
Black Caucus Upcoming Meeting
Please join us on February 9 at the BTU @ 5 PM. Email Adrienne Jordan with questions.
Allston-Brighton Meet and Greet
The Allston-Brighton Meet and Greet will take place on Thursday, January 28 from 3-5:30 PM at The Stockyard, 135 Market Street in Brighton. Appetizers will be served, beer and wine will be available for purchase, and on-site parking is available. See the flyer.
Please join us today, Tuesday, January 26 from 4:30-6 PM at the JFK School (7 Bolster Street in Jamaica Plain).
Register today for the 2015 BTU Winter Conference!
Please save the date of Saturday, February 27, 2016, for the second annual conference, open to all Building Reps and ALL interested BTU members. Workshops will cover topics including educational policy, enforcing the contract at traditional and non-traditional schools, organizing for school improvement, understanding school budgets, and more.The conference will also include a morning plenary on important topics such as the Friedrich’s case, charter ballot initiative, the budget, and Boston Compact/Unified Enrollment. The keynote speaker is Jeannie Kaplan, former Denver School Board member and education blogger. Register here today!
LGBTQ Town Hall
Tommy Chang will be hosting a “What’s With The We?” Town Hall on Friday, January 29 from 4:30-6 PM at the Bolling Building, Second Floor to discuss LGBTQ issues. The BTU’s LGBTQA committee will be co-hosting this Q&A. Please email Shanika to RSVP. BPS is also collecting your questions and topics prior to the meeting. See the flyer for more information.
Restorative Justice Meeting
Thursday, February 11 from 4:30-6 PM at the BTU
Inclusion Committee Meeting
Tuesday, February 2 from 4:30-6:30 PM at the BTU
ELL Committee Meeting
Wednesday, February 3 from 4:30-6:30 PM at the BTU
New Educator Underground Social Event
Friday, February 5 from 4:30-7 PM at the Blarney Stone (1505 Dorchester Ave., Dorchester — in Fields Corner!). See the flyer for more information.