Published On: October 12, 2016

Good morning. We send our thoughts and prayers to those affected in the United States and Haiti by Hurricane Matthew.

Please help our public schools. Wear a button, place a sign, send a postcard, make a phone call. Tell 10 friends and relatives to vote No on 2. See the section below for more ideas and opportunities. Thank you!

Last week we had approximately 115 schools participating in our Walk-In. See a wonderful array of photos. You can upload yours there as well!

Question 2 Debate: BTU president vs. Brooke Charter co-director
Read an online debate on Question 2 between BTU president Richard Stutman and Brooke Charter Schools Co-Director Jon Clark.

Pathway Deadline: October 17
SEI Endorsement and Upcoming Pathway Programs: In addition to RETELL, SEI Endorsement can be obtained by obtaining the ESL license or passing the SEI MTEL. The ESL Pathway prepares participants for SEI and ESL MTELs. Interested BPS staff need to register for the application process on My Learning Plan. Applications received on or before October 11 will receive first consideration. The deadline for applications is Monday, October 17. Program details are available online:

BPS staff without My Learning Plan access or for questions, please make contact by email.

There’s still time to register to attend the 2016 Annual Building Rep’s Conference!
The keynote address will be from Troy LaRaviere of Chicago. Learn more about Troy and view the entire weekend agenda.

Who can attend? Anyone can attend the keynote address on Saturday from 9:45-10:45 AM. Saturday workshops are open to all members but you must still register. Building Reps can attend the whole weekend, which includes a room in the hotel. If a Building Rep cannot attend, he or she can ask a designee to attend, but that person must still register. Please remember to register TODAY! Please contact Jessica or Shanika with questions.

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