2017 Summer Organizing Institute: July 5-7
Register to attend the 2017 Summer Organizing Institute, which will take place July 5-6 from 9 AM to 3 PM and Friday July 7 from 9 AM to 12:30 PM. Come learn about our future challenges as a union, learn about ways to fight back, and develop the skills needed to strengthen our union. Our guest speaker will be Amy Mizialko, the Milwaukee Teachers Union Vice-President (see her bio). The Summer Organizing Institute is open to all BTU members, both active and retired. Childcare and meals are provided. Register to attend and see the flyer.
State House Hearing on Impact of Level 4/5 Accountability System on our Schools
If you missed the hearing, you can view the excellent testimonies. Thank you to the teachers, students and parents from Excel, Brighton, Mattahunt, Grew, Dearborn amongst others who represented us well by sharing the data, concerns and harmful impacts on our school communities.
Inclusion Committee Meeting TODAY
The Inclusion Committee will meet today, Tuesday, June 20 from 4:30-6:30 PM at the BTU. This is our last meeting of the year, so please join us! RSVP with Jonathan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Early Educators, We Want to Hear From You!
The BTU Early Education Committee has created a survey to instruct the committee on what services and supports are best suited for advocacy in the district. We invite all early educators to participate in this confidential survey. Your input is appreciated!
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. Save the Date: 2017 Back to School Fair will be on Saturday, September 23!
Women’s Institute for Leadership Development (WILD)
The Summer Institute will take place June 23-25 at Bridgewater State University. Learn more and register. We have a limited number of registration scholarships available. Please contact Jessica at email@example.com if you would like to attend.