2017 AFT Massachusetts Annual Leadership Conference: Saturday, October 28

Member involvement builds power! Join the AFT on Saturday, October 28 from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM in Westborough. RSVP with your name and a non-work email address to Jennifer Daniel at jdaniel@aftma.net or call 617-423-3342. See the flyer.

Upcoming BTU Committee Meetings

  • Restorative Justice Meeting: Today, October 17
    Please join us from 4:30-6:30 at the BTU. RSVP with Farrah.
  • ELL / SLIFE Committee Meeting: Monday, October 23
    Please join us from 4:30-6:30. RSVP to Jonathan.
  • Arts Committee Meeting: Wednesday, October 25
    Please join us from 5-7 PM at the BTU. RSVP to Shanika.
  • Haitian Educators Meeting: Wednesday, November 1
    Please join us from 4:30-6 PM at the BTU. RSVP with Farrah.
  • Unafraid Educators Meeting: Wednesday, November 1
    Please join us at 4:30 PM at the McKay School in East Boston. RSVP with Farrah.
  • Inclusion Committee Meeting: Monday, November 6
    Please join us at the BTU from 5-7 PM. RSVP with Jonathan. Also, we’d love to hear your inclusion strategies.

Seeking Volunteers: BPS City-Wide College and Career Fair on November 4

You are cordially invited to volunteer for the annual Boston Public Schools City-Wide College and Career Fair on Saturday, November 4. BTU Unafraid Educators and BPS Office of English Learners are collaborating together to host a resource table for our amazing group of career and college-bound immigrant students.Volunteers are needed for shifts from 9:30-11 AM, 10:30-12, and 11:30-1 at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center, 1350 Tremont Street in Roxbury. Sign up to volunteer.

Inclusion Strategy Ideas?

We’re planning an Inclusion Strategies share out session at our December meeting. Do you have an inclusion strategy to share? Sign up here.

School Site Committee Reminders & Trainings

Contractual reminders: BTU Reps must hold elections for members to represent them on their school’s School Site Council (SSC) by October 15, and the first SSC meeting must be held by October 31. There are a variety of SSC trainings available. The first will be on Thursday, October 26. See the flyer for more.