Published On: August 15, 2017

This Week: EL Summer Symposium

Join the BTU Organizing team beginning today to learn about ELL students’ rights and BTU resources at this year’s EL Summer Symposium. Sessions will include: Authentic and Disciplinary Discussions for English Learners, Supporting Undocumented Students for Higher Education, and Building an Asset-Based Mindset. The symposium starts today and will continue tomorrow and Thursday, August 15-17 from 9 AM to 2:30 PM. Sign up at My Learning Plan or contact for additional information. See the week’s schedule.

Next Week! Teacher Summer Institute

Boston teachers never stop learning! For the first time ever, Boston Public Schools and the Boston Teachers Union will co-host a Teacher Summer Institute which will highlight best practices of some of our most passionate urban educators. From August 22-24, we will join together to help bring a shared vision for instruction to life across the district. Please note, this is open to all educators and is not exclusively for new teachers.
REGISTER TODAY! And please contact with any questions.

BTU Summer Organizing Institute: Session 2, August 29-31

NEW: Guest speakers Mass Nurses Association President Donna Kelley-Williams will be sharing lessons learned from the Tufts Nurses Strike, and Loretta Johnson, AFT Secretary-Treasurer, will be joining us Wednesday!

How can I advocate for my students and school? Please plan to join us August 29-31 for Session 2 of our Summer Organizing Institute! Childcare and meals will be provided. The Summer Organizing Institute is open to all members – both active and retired! Join us for organizing workshops, skill building and panels on school-based issues and education policy. Read more and register!


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