Published On: December 11, 2018

Fund for Teachers Applications Open!
As the official start of winter approaches, take a minute to dream about your amazing summer fellowship with Fund for Teachers. Have you thought about applying, but aren’t quite sure how to develop a proposal? Start with inspiration from last year’s fellows. Looking for writing help? We can help you with 1:1 support or general information.Please email Paul for information on how to access these supports.The Boston program is open to BPS teachers who may apply for grants of $5,000 (individuals) or $10,000 (teams) to design professional learning experiences that inspire and sustain them as people and professionals.

DEADLINE — Important Information about BPS Fingerprinting and Background Checks: December 14 Deadline
2013 change in legislation requires all Boston Public Schools (BPS) employees to submit to a national background check (i.e. fingerprinting) and to resubmit their Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check checks every three years. If you receive an email from BPS with a link asking you to reauthorize your CORI check, please submit your authorization.

NEW — BPS Incentive for Early Notice of TerminationIn an effort to assist in early planning and hiring for the 2019-2020 academic year, BPS is once again offering a $1,500 incentive to eligible members of the teachers unit who inform us of their intent to terminate at the end of the school year. The application for the incentive must be submitted by January 11. Submitting the application does not mean you have retired. You must go to the Boston Retirement Department at Room 816 in City Hall to retire. Additionally, submitting the early notification of intent to resign is irrevocable. See this circular for more details.

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