TOMORROW — Meeting for the Committee on Teachers in SPC Roles: January 30
Please join us at 4:30 at the BTU. Light dinner will be provided. Email Natalia firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more and to RSVP.
THURSDAY — Dual Language Programs Unite!: January 31
Do you work in a dual language program? Are you interested in advocating to strengthen and improve these programs across the district? Join with other dual language educators at the Hurley K-8 (70 Worcester Street) at 4 PM to learn from each other and advocate for high-quality dual language programs. Email Lindsay with questions email@example.com.
Celebrating Black History and BLM Week of Action: February 4-8
The national demands for the Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action include: End Zero Tolerance, Hire More Black Teachers, and Mandate Black History and Ethnic Studies. Want to get involved? Learn more about how you can participate. Make a commitment to participate in Boston’s Week of Action by filling out this form. See theplan for Boston during the week of action, and check out our extensive resources atbtu.org/blackhistory.
Academics Committees Meeting: Tuesday, February 5
Our BTU Academics Committees (Inclusion, Climate Change, Early Ed, Arts and PLAB) meet on the first Tuesdays of the month. Join us at 4:30. We will provide light dinner. To learn more and RSVP, please contact Natalia at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BTU Arts for All Organizing Meeting: February 5
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 February 5 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. To learn more and RSVP please contact Natalia at email@example.com.
REGISTER TODAY! BTU Winter Conference: Saturday, 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 AM to 3 PM. This year’s theme is #StudentsDeserve: Building Power in Boston and Beyond to Fund our Future. This conference is open to Building Reps and ALL interested members! Register on the BTU website at btu.org/winter-conference/.
NEW — Restorative Justice Organizing Committee Meeting: February 12
Join us at the BTU at 4:30. We will provide a light dinner. To learn more and to RSVP please contact Natalia at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NEW — BTU Learning Community Circles: February 28
The BTU Restorative Justice Organizing Committee is hosting a series of Learning Community Circles designed to deepen our shared understanding of Restorative Justice and to build a strong community of restorative practitioners across the district. Our second circle of the series will take place on Thursday, February 28 at Dearborn STEM Academy with the theme, “But I’m Just One Person: Deepening Our Sphere of Restorative Influence.” You can register on MyLearningPlan or RSVP with Natalia email@example.com. Experienced practitioners, newcomers, and everyone in between are welcome! Come to one session or all four — they run through April 6.
Educator Wellness Day at the BTU: March 9
Paras, subs, teachers — all are invited to join us for a day of relaxation and healing and a celebration of self-care in our work as educators! There will be workshops to choose from: yoga, calligraphy, meditation, and Zumba. Learn from a panel of educators on their practices of self-care and building resilient cultures of support at school. Breakfast and lunch included. Read more, download a flyer and register: btu.org/educatorwellness.