TODAY — Dual Language Educators Social: June 11
Join us from 4:00-6:00pm at Fort Hill Bar & Grill. Appetizers will be served and cash bar available. RSVP with Lindsay at firstname.lastname@example.org and view the flyer for more information.
TOMORROW — Membership Meeting and Ratification Vote
Please join us for our monthly meeting at 4:30pm. Be sure to bring your membership card and ID for quick entry!
CANCELLED — Black Caucus Meeting: June 13
BPS Power Mapping Public Education: June 15
Join us from 10:00am-2:00pm to help map the who’s who and how of BPS. Light breakfast and lunch, child care, and Spanish translation will be available. View the flyer in English and Spanish, and RSVP to Khalida Smalls at (617) 297-6893 or email@example.com.
NEW — Ethnic Studies End-Of-Year Social: June 18
Connect, celebrate and reflect with us at Restaurante Cesaria from 3:00-5:00pm. Appetizers will be served, cash bar. RSVP to Amrita at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seeking New Member of Peer Assistance and Review (PAR) Panel
There is an opening for a new BTU appointee on the PAR Panel, which governs the Peer Assistance and Review Program. For more information about this paid opportunity which entails significant additional work, please see the Boston PAR website and the job description of panel members. Questions about the role can be directed to PAR Panel members at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. To apply, please send a letter of interest and resume to Erik Berg at email@example.com.
BTU Unafraid Educators Scholarship
BTU Unafraid Educators has created a scholarship to help students with immigration issues pay for college. More than 40 students have applied, and come from all over the globe. Some have DACA or TPS, some have pending asylum or green card applications, and some are completely undocumented They are all graduates of the Boston Public Schools and they deserve a shot to further their education.Please consider a tax-free donation. Their total need is more than $350,000.
NEW — Apply to be a BTU Member Organizer!
The BTU Member Organizer program capitalizes on our most valuable resource as a union — our members — to build union power and activism. The BTU seeks 6 Member Organizers to contribute to fostering a culture of organizing, member engagement, and activism among a broad base of BTU members and allies. Member Organizers receive training and coaching on the basics of effective organizing. View the flyer.
BTU Homework Helper Program
We are looking to hire two BTU members for the school year 2019/2020, September through May. The two libraries are the Chinatown Library on Monday from 3:00-5:00pm and the West End Library on Thursday from 4:00-6:00pm. If interested, please email firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible.
NEW — Apply to be a Summer Organizing Leader!
The BTU seeks up to 10 BTU members as Summer Organizing Leaders (SOL) to take action this summer in increasing member engagement and participation in our union. SOL participants receive training and coaching in effective organizing practices, including one-on-one conversations, mapping and assessing resources, and identifying leaders. Throughout the summer SOL participants will engage in conversations with members around key BTU priorities in order to lay the foundation for successful campaigns. Members are compensated at $20/hour for a minimum of 30 hours completed. Apply online or contact Khalida Smalls at email@example.com with questions.
Register for the BTU Summer Organizing Institute: June 24-25
This year we’re focusing our efforts on bringing member leaders, Faculty Senate leaders, and committee leaders together for two days of strategic planning, skill building and making concrete plans for the year ahead! Please register today! Breakfast and lunch provided and childcare is available with registration! Learn more at btu.org/summer.
Teacher Leader Job Description
The Boston Teachers Union School has an opening for one of their Co Lead Teacher positions. Please see and share this posting with your networks.
Interested parties should apply on Talent Ed and also send their resume directly to the school, attention of Yolette Ibokette at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BPS Teaching Fellowship seeking applications!
As a homegrown pipeline program, the BPS Teaching Fellowship supports the recruitment of new teachers into the district as well as the retention of BPS Prov 2 & 3 novice teachers. Over the course of SY 2019-2020, BPS Teaching Fellows will receive MTEL preparation, instructional coaching, and aligned coursework. Upon successful completion of the program, Fellows will earn their initial license in Special Education (Moderate Disabilities) or in English as a Second Language (either of these is available with the option of dual licensure in Elementary). The BPSTF application can be found here. For additional information, contact email@example.com.
ATTENTION BUILDING REPS!
Please complete the 2019-20 Report of Building Representative Election Results Form after your school has elected building reps for next school year. Each Building Rep will receive a $500 stipend in return for completion of necessary building activities and attendance and sign-in of at least 70% of Membership/Building Rep meetings.