Published On: November 28, 2017

Teacher Leadership Fund Committee Application
In the recently ratified BTU-BPS contract, the $300,000 of funding for the Lead Teacher Program was shifted to the new Teacher Leadership Fund. The BTU seeks two members to serve on the six-person committee that will administer the fund. To apply, please complete this form. The application requires that you review the BTU-BPS School-Based Professional Learning Grant Program which is a model for the fund and this memo about next steps as we prepare to scale it up. The deadline is this Sunday, December 3.

Fund for Teachers Info Sessions
Information session for those interested in applying to Fund for Teachers will be posted in this Google doc. For more information or application support, please contact Paul or visit the new Learning Center.

MTEL Support and Info Session: November 27
Attend an MTEL supports and information session at the BTU on Monday, November 27 from 4:30-6:30. Sign up on My Learning Plan. If you can’t make it, please complete this short form to help us understand your needs, or email Paul.

BTU Artifact Lounge: November 28
Join other educators to get support with choosing artifacts, writing rationales and uploading for evaluation in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere. Register on My Learning Plan (session now posted) or drop in.

Hour of Code at Boston Public Schools: December 4-10
Hour of Code is a global movement to raise awareness of Computer Science education. Since its launch in 2013, it has grown into one of the largest educational events in the world, reaching tens of millions of students each year. HOC@BPS is a great opportunity for Boston’s education and tech communities to come together to spark the interest in our students and to get much-needed computer science courses into our schools. There are numerous challenges that cater to all skill levels and ages along with some great prizes. Join us! Learn more and register.

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