Published On: August 1, 2017

Teacher Summer Institute: August 22-24

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

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! On August 29 and 30, we’ll gather from 9:30 to 4. On August 31, join us from 9 to 12:30. 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. Download a flyer and register here!

EL Summer Symposium: August 15-17

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

Innovative School Leaders Incubator Opportunity

The Center for Artistry and Scholarship (CAS) is pleased to share our Request for Proposals for the Innovative School Leaders Incubator to support up to four Boston-area school designers to integrate educational, artistic, and community-based strategies to transform the lives of youth and families from diverse backgrounds. The incubator will assist these designers to create and/or finalize innovative school and program proposals for implementation within the Boston area. Get more info and the RFP.

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