2017 Summer Organizing Institute: July 5-6
Want to better understand education policy? Wondering why our budgets keep getting cut? Want to know what you can do to be an advocate in and out of your classroom? Register to attend the 2017 Summer Organizing Institute, taking place July 5-6 from 9 AM to 3 PM and Friday, July 7 from 9 AM to 12:30 PM. The Summer Organizing Institute is open to all BTU members. Register to attend the institute and see the flyer.
Building Rep Elections
Building Rep elections results are PAST DUE. If you have not already held your elections, please plan to do so as soon as possible and report the results to the BTU. Report results by downloading a hard copy and sending to the office or by filling out the form online. Find both on the BTU website.
New Building Rep Orientations
Are you a new building rep or a prospective building rep who would like some information on the details of your new role? Attend one of the following New Building Rep. orientations listed below to do just that — all will be held at the BTU:
- Tuesday, June 20 from 4-5:30 PM
- Monday, August 14 from 10-11:30 AM
- Tuesday, August 15 from 4-5:30 PM
Please RSVP to email@example.com.
State House Hearing on Impact of Level 4/5 Accountability System on our Schools
Please join parents, teachers and students testifying on the impact on our schools of a broken accountability system on Tuesday, June 13 from 3:30-4:30 PM. If you’d like to come or submit written testimony please contact Jonathan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please Sign Up for Firstbook
It’s that time of year! Please sign up for FirstBook at firstbook.org/AFT. Registration is free and it will give you access to free and discounted books. It will also help us to bring free books to our annual Back to School Fair! Thank you.
Back to School Fair Planning Meeting
Please plan to join us next Monday, June 19 from 4-6 PM, and please RSVP to Brenda at email@example.com if you would like to be involved in this year’s planning! Save the date of Saturday, September 23, 2017 for the Back to School Fair!
Building Rep: End-of-Year Survey
Current building reps, please complete the building rep end-of-the-year survey. This information informs us on ideas for improving our Building Rep program systems, trainings and much more. The survey can be found at btu.org/brsurvey.
Join the Asian-Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA)
The Massachusetts APALA chapter will be having its June membership meeting on Thursday, June 22 from 5-7 PM at the Unite Here! office, 33 Harrison Avenue in Chinatown. See the flyer for details.