NOTE: All BTU in-person events are canceled for the duration of the school closures. Committee meetings will take place remotely when possible.  

Engaging Boston Public Schools for Earth Day!
If you are, or know someone who is, a teacher in the Boston Public School system and would like to engage your students and your school in climate justice and Earth Day 2020, please complete the following form.

DEADLINE EXTENDED- Teacher Leadership Fund: Extended to May 1
Find out more information about the fund here. Contact

Haitian Educators Meeting: TONIGHT, April 7, 4:30PM
The Haitian Educators Committee will hold a virtual meeting. Please RSVP to Bianca Pierre at and you will get a link to the zoom meeting.

Paraprofessional Times Vol. 3 No. 2
Check out the latest version of the BTU Paraprofessional Times!

Nominations for 2020/2021 BTU Election Committee: Deadline April 8
Any BTU or RTC member wishing to serve on the Election Committee must submit a written statement of interest to Jessica Tang by April 8. Click here for more information and a brief summary of responsibilities of members.

UPCOMING DEADLINE- BTU Dependent Scholarships: Deadline April 17
The BTU Dependent Scholarship applications are due to the Union office no later than April 17. Please note that applicants do NOT have to get tax forms notarized. All scholarship information can be found here.

Updates on Interviews for Teacher Bargaining Units
Interviews for teacher bargaining unit members must be conducted utilizing the SSC/Governing Board Personnel Subcommittees. All interviews must occur as mandated in the Personnel Subcommittee superintendent’s circular and are to be conducted virtually during social distancing mandates. Please see the BPS OHC protocols for doing so. If your school is not following this protocol, please contact Caren Carew at with the details.

Job Opportunity: LGBTQ Student Support Manager
The BPS Office of Equity is looking for candidates for this new, full-time position. Candidates of color are especially encouraged to apply. See here for more information and to apply for this position.

Look out for the Annual Teacher Climate Survey!
The annual Teacher Climate Survey opens on March 16! Keep an eye on your inbox for the anonymous survey designed by the Mass Consortium for Innovative Education Assessment.

Job Opportunity: Climate and Culture Specialist
Engaging Schools has launched a search for a full-time climate and culture specialist. See here for more information and to apply to this position.

School-to-Prison Pipeline Research Opportunity
A doctoral student at Northeastern University is looking to interview high school educators about their experiences as an educator as it pertains to the discipline of students. See here for more information.

DESE Requirement: Bilingual Educator Endorsement
As a part of the LOOK Act, DESE has established a new qualification requirement called Bilingual Educator Endorsement. Click here to learn more. 

Arts Education Survey
Please complete the Arts Education survey to let us know what is working well and what is needed at your school to provide high-quality arts education for all students.

Boston Educator Supports Program
The Boston Educator Supports Program will be hiring a Consulting Teacher (CT) for the 2020-21 school year. For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Boston PAR website.